Charlie Cheever

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Charlie Cheever
Born (1981-08-02) August 2, 1981 (age 37)[1]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Residence Palo Alto, California
Education Harvard College
Occupation president of Expo
Known for co-founder of Quora, founder of expo

Charlie Cheever (born August 2, 1981) is the co-founder,[1] along with Adam D'Angelo, of Quora, an online knowledge market.[2] He was formerly an engineer and manager at Facebook, where he oversaw the creation of Facebook Connect and the Facebook Platform.[3] Prior to Facebook, Cheever was employed by in Seattle. He left Facebook to start Quora in June 2009.[1] He stepped down from active management of Quora in September 2012 but remains an advisor.[4] In 2016 it was announced that he is working as the CEO of (formally known as Exponent), a startup company that is a, "translation machine for mobile app code".[2][5]

Cheever is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Harvard College, B.A. in Computer Science. He is a member of the Fly Club.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Hempel, Jessi; Kowitt, Beth; Mangalindan, JP (July 9, 2010). "The smartest people in tech - Engineer runners-up: Cheever and D'Angelo (22)". Fortune Magazine. CNN. Archived from the original on September 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-10.  | |wed.html
  2. ^ a b Kokalitcheva, Kia (2016-08-23). "Quora's Co-Founder Is Back In the Startup Game at Y Combinator". Fortune. Retrieved 2017-04-06. 
  3. ^ Charlie Cheever at Crunchbase
  4. ^ TechCrunch: Quora Co-Founder Charlie Cheever Steps Back From Day-To-Day Role At The Company
  5. ^ Claburn, Thomas (9 Mar 2017). "Apple empties gas can, strikes match, burns bridge to hot-patch apps". The Registar. Situation Publishing. Retrieved 2017-04-06.