Antony Brydon lives in San Francisco. He started his career in consulting, working for call center companies like Aurum, Aspect and Genesys and for call centers like Sprint. He was young and he's sorry. Recently, he worked with IDEO to launch ShopWell, co-founded Visible Path (funded by Kleiner Perkins), worked at EMusic and ran IUMA (acquired by EMusic). At Yale, he founded the HBC, a cross-country bike tour that built homes for low-income families in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity.
Jeff Patterson lives near San Francisco. He loves his AT&T iPhone but gets way too many dropped calls. He worked with Antony to launch ShopWell and co-found Visible Path (funded by Kleiner Perkins), ran technology for an Italian company called Vitaminic (IPO), and co-founded IUMA (acquired by EMusic), one of the first music sites on the Web while an undergrad at UC Santa Cruz. He's written a book called Audio on the Web (Peachpit Press, 1998) and when he's not working, he's brewing beer.
Jean Tessier lives near San Francisco. He likes his Android phone on T-Mobile, but wishes he didn't have to sign a 2-year contract every 10 months. He worked with Antony and Jeff to launch ShopWell, and spent six years at LinkedIn (IPO) and Google (IPO). At Epicentric (acquired by Vignette), he started Dependency Finder, an open source tool for helping developers understand the structure of their code. He's agile fan with a 4 Dan degree in kendo. He's an avid photographer; check out his latest at www.jeantessier.com.
Vlad Georgescu is an interaction designer with an unhealthy addiction to sushi and traveling. Vlad was born in Romania but he's on a constant search for the perfect place while living in various parts of the globe. He has worked with startups based in Europe and the US, and he's now learning about the miracles of brewing coffee at home. Check out his website at vladgeorgescu.com.
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