Co-Founder of online crowdfunding platform Indiegogo in 2008; Founder in 2005 of Music Against Myeloma, a charity created in memory of his father.
Favorite professional moment of past year?
“It was amazing and humbling to hear President Obama recognize Indiegogo’s impact at the White House Maker Faire this past summer.” The president said, “From Indiegogo and Etsy to Disney and Intel, companies have plans to unleash a new wave of innovation here in America.”
No. 1 role model?
His mom: “She is the ultimate entrepreneur, emigrating from Russia to America and working hard to raise our family. She also makes a mean matzo ball soup.”