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Andrew Mason
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Andrew Mason

Co-founder and CEO, Detour

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Andrew Mason is cofounder and CEO of Detour, a location-based audio tours app. He formerly founded Groupon in 2008 and as CEO grew the company into a global brand with 12,000 employees. In 2013, Andrew relocated from Chicago to San Francisco to record a music album, Hardly Workin’, and to start Detour. He currently resides in San Francisco with his wife and son. Andrew holds a degree in music from Northwestern University.

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Groupon’s Andrew Mason is back with “a word processor for audio”

In 2013, Andrew Mason was famously fired as CEO of Groupon, a company he cofounded. His second act, Detour, was a startup that created podcast-like audio tours. That involved producing a boatload of spoken-word content. And Mason discovered that working with speech in existing sound-editing programs was a hassle. “Trying to edit waveforms, even once you get … Continue reading “Groupon’s Andrew Mason is back with “a word processor for audio””

Groupon’s Andrew Mason is back with “a word processor for audio”
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