Jeff Taylor (entrepreneur)

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Jeff Taylor is an American businessman who is the founder of the online jobs site Monster.com. He is a graduate of the University Without Walls program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[1][2] In August 2005, he left Monster to found a new venture called Eons.com, a social networking website for people over age of 50.[3] In 2008, Taylor started Tributes.com, which is an online obituaries resource.[4]

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

As of 2012, Taylor works at Bridgewater Associates, a hedge fund in Connecticut.[5]

Taylor serves on the board of advisors of the Berklee College of Music. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst; a Certificate-Owner/President Management Program, Executive Education, Harvard Business School; and an honorary doctorate from Bentley College 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.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Breaking Down the Barriers", Business West, 1 December 2004 Archived 2011-05-08 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Annual Report of Donors and Volunteers, UMass Magazine Archived 2011-02-11 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Eons". Archived from the original on 2008-12-01. Retrieved 2008-11-28.
  4. ^ About Us, Tributes
  5. ^ Taylor, Jeff (May 3, 2018). "Linkedin Profile". LinkedIn.[dead link]
  6. ^ 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.