Jeff Taylor (entrepreneur)

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Jeff Taylor is an American businessman who founded the online jobs site Monster.com.

Education[edit]

He is a graduate of the University Without Walls program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[1][2] He also holds a Certificate-Owner/President Management Program, Executive Education, Harvard Business School; and an honorary doctorate from Bentley College.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Jeff Taylor founded Monster.com, an online jobs site, in 1994.[1] In August 2005, Taylor left Monster to start a new venture.[3] In 2006, Taylor launched a website called Eons.com, a social networking website for people over age of 50.[4] Eons was sold to Crew Media in 2011.[4] In 2008, Taylor started Tributes.com, which is an online obituaries resource.[5]

He is also the founder of a baby boomer incubator that spawned 4 companies: eons.com, Eons Boom Media, Meetcha.com, and Tributes.com.[citation needed] Eons, Boom Media, and Meetcha were all sold in 2011.

As of 2012, Taylor works at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund in Connecticut.[6]

Taylor serves on the board of advisors of the Berklee College of Music. Taylor has been a disc jockey for almost 30 years[citation needed] under the name Jefr Tale. He has a weekly show on Sirius/XM Electric Area on Thursday nights.[citation needed] In 2011, he started Buffalo.Dj, a talent agency for disc jockeys.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A 'Monster' achievement - The Boston Globe". BostonGlobe.com. Retrieved 2019-09-11.
  2. ^ Annual Report of Donors and Volunteers, UMass Magazine Archived 2011-02-11 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Monster Founding Leader". New York Times. 14 June 2005.
  4. ^ a b Connolly, James (29 April 2011). "Jeff Taylor's $32M baby, Eons.com, sold for undisclosed terms". Boston Business Journal.
  5. ^ About Us, Tributes
  6. ^ Taylor, Jeff (May 3, 2018). "Linkedin Profile". LinkedIn.
  7. ^ Kirsner, Scott (29 June 2011). "Buffalo.dj, new start-up from Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor, will represent and record DJs". Boston.com. Retrieved 23 April 2017.