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Make Your Move

Dynamic entrepreneurs.
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David Karp is the founder of Tumblr, a blogging platform that launched in New York City in 2007 and serves over 12.5 Billion pageviews each month. Previously, David was the Chief Technology Officer of UrbanBaby.com. 

Ben Lerer is the Cofounder and CEO of Thrillist.com, a leading men's multi-platform lifestyle publication with over three million daily subcriptions in over 20 localized markets in the U.S. and the U.K.. He is also the Cofounder of Lerer Ventures, an Angel fund investing in media and technology.

Ge Wang is the cofounder of Smule, a social music app development company. He is also the creator and chief architect of the Chuck audio programming language, and is the founding director the Stanford Laptop Orchestra and of the Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra. 

Franklin Leonard is the Founder of the Black List, a yearly publication highlighting Hollywood's most popular unproduced screenplays. He was formerly a director of development at Universal Pictures, and has also worked at the production companies of Sydney Pollack and Anthony Minghella, Leonardo DeCaprio, and John Goldwyn.

Naveen is the Cofounder of Foursquare. Prior to founding Foursquare, he was a lead Architect at Socialight and was a Senior Software Architect with the Global Digital Business Group at Sony Music Entertainment. Working with Dennis Crowley, the pair first launched Foursquare at SXSW Interactive in Austin, TX in March 2009. The service now has over 10 million users.

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Meet today's most innovative entrepreneurs. Through our in-depth interviews they reveal the moments where inspiration, creativity and bold moves came together to create success.

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