Geoff Ralston

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Geoff Ralston
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Ralston in 2005
Alma materDartmouth College
Stanford University
OccupationPresident of Y Combinator

Geoff Ralston is the President of Y Combinator.[1] He was the CEO of La La Media, Inc., developer of Lala, a web browser-based music distribution site. Prior to Lala, Ralston worked for Yahoo!, where he was Vice President of Engineering[2] and Chief Product Officer.[3] In 1997, Ralston created Yahoo! Mail.[4] In 2011 he co-founded Imagine K12, an education technology incubator with Alan Louie and Tim Brady.[5] He joined Y Combinator in January 2012.[6]


  1. ^ Altman, Sam. "Geoff Ralston for President". Y Combinator.
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  3. ^ Mangalindan, Mylene (August 1, 2006). "Web Start-Ups Lure Executives At eBay, Yahoo" – via
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-09. Retrieved 2016-02-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-10-25. Retrieved 2011-10-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Good night, Posterous".