Zach Klein

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Zach Klein
Zach klein entrepreneur.jpg
Klein in 2017
Born (1982-09-26) September 26, 1982 (age 37)
Rochester, NY
ResidenceSan Francisco, CA
NationalityAmerican
OccupationEntrepreneur
Spouse(s)Courtney Klein

Zach Klein (born September 26, 1982) is an American entrepreneur and investor, and currently the co-founder and CEO of DIY.org.[1] He is best known for co-founding and designing Vimeo and creating the Cabin Porn phenomenon.[2][3][4][5]

Education[edit]

Klein spent his earliest years in Western New York and later lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he attended Bishop Luers High School. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University.[6]

Career[edit]

He assisted with the development of CollegeHumor.[7] He is a venture partner of Founder Collective, a seed-stage venture capital firm. His investments include Kickstarter, Venmo and Skillshare.[8] He was a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts, where he taught in the MFA program in Interaction Design.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bilton, Nick. "Disruptions: A Beacon to Silicon Valley, From a Start-Up for Children". Bits Blog. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Interview with Zach Klein, Designer of Vimeo.com". Fuel Your Interface. August 17, 2009. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
  3. ^ Green, Penelope (September 23, 2015). "Where Tiny Houses and Big Dreams Grow". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  4. ^ "Tech CEO helps people unplug with "cabin porn"". CBS News. September 29, 2015. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  5. ^ Klein, Zach; Leckart, Steven; Kalina, Noah (2015). Cabin porn. Beaver Brook (N.Y. : Commune) (First ed.). New York, New York: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 9780316378215. OCLC 900012164.
  6. ^ "Zach Klein – School of Visual Arts – MFA in Interaction Design". Interactiondesign.sva.edu. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
  7. ^ Mead, Rebecca (January 17, 2005). "Funny Boys". The New Yorker. ISSN 0028-792X. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  8. ^ "Zach Klein - Founder Partner @ Founder Collective". Crunchbase. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
  9. ^ "School of Visual Arts – MFA in Interaction Design". Interactiondesign.sva.edu. Retrieved November 12, 2011.

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