Andrew McCollum

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Andrew McCollum
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Born (1983-09-04) 4 September 1983 (age 37)
Alma materHarvard University (BS, MEd)
OccupationAngel investor and co-founder of Facebook and Philo

Andrew McCollum (born 4 September 1983) is an American angel investor and businessman. McCollum is a co-founder of Facebook and current CEO of Philo.[1]


He attended Harvard University with co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and others on the founding team. He worked at Facebook from February 2004 to September 2007. Initially, he worked on Wirehog, a file sharing program, together with Adam D'Angelo. McCollum returned to Harvard College, and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. He later earned a master's degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.[2]

McCollum was a member of the Harvard team that competed in the 31st Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest in Tokyo, having placed second in the regional competitions behind Massachusetts Institute of Technology.[3]


Andrew McCollum was the cofounder of JobSpice, an online resume preparation tool.[1] He currently acts as Entrepreneur in Residence at New Enterprise Associates and Flybridge Capital Partners.[4]

On 20 November 2014, McCollum was announced as new Philo CEO, succeeding Christopher Thorpe.[5]


  1. ^ a b "CrunchBase". Retrieved 23 May 2016.
  2. ^ "The 14 (Rich) Faces Behind Facebook".
  3. ^ Angela J. Sun (12 March 2007). "Battle of the Brains Finalists to Code for Cash Harvard Computing Club members could win $10,000". The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved 22 September 2011.
  4. ^ Wall Street Journal
  5. ^ Allspach, Kyle (20 November 2014). "A Facebook Founder Is Now the CEO of a Harvard-founded Startup".

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