Jordan Mendelson

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Jordan Mendelson
Born (1980-04-18) April 18, 1980 (age 39)
OccupationFounder, CTO
Known forCreator of fluid unstructured P2P system using encrypted file transfer; access control

Jordan Mendelson was an Engineer at Napster from 1999 to 2002.[1] After Napster, Mendelson and Shawn Fanning founded the music licensing Snocap in 2002. Jordan Mendelson served as Founder and Chief Architect of Snocap for five years, leaving in 2007 to develop a new start-up.[2][3]

In 2011, Mendelson left LinkedIn to found a new restaurant management start-up SeatMe.[4][5][6] SeatMe was acquired by Yelp in 2013.[7] Mendelson currently works as the Chief Technologist of the open data non-profit Common Crawl.[8]


  1. ^ Menn, J.:"All the Rave : The Rise and Fall of Shawn Fanning's Napster", Crown, 2003
  2. ^ "Followup: Shawn Fanning leaves his Snocap baby an orphan". Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  3. ^ "Join". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  4. ^ "SeatMe | CrunchBase Profile". 2013-07-18. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  5. ^ "Contact Us". SeatMe. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  6. ^ "SeatMe Looks To Dethrone SF-Based OpenTable". 7x7. 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  7. ^ "Yelp To Acquire Online Reservation Service SeatMe For Up To $12.7M". TechCrunch. 2013-07-18. Retrieved 2013-10-07.
  8. ^ "Team". CommonCrawl. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2013-10-07.