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Mark Jeffrey
Works at Max Quick: The Pocket and the Pendant
Attended University of New Hampshire
Lives in Santa Monica, CA
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Damn.  I really loved this.  I live in LA so this was somehow profoundly disturbing for me -- the monsters of my childhood attacking the place I've lived for 20 years.  Especially the Santa Monica Pier and Bike Path, I'm there nearly every weekend ... so seeing those two things collide from my imagination was odd.  By this, I mean it was REALLY cool!!!!!! :)
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+Christopher Cox The water shortage is happening in various states and in places around the world, its not unique to LA. Every big city has its good and bad points, in some cities you have snow for months, in others humidity and hot temps that keep you indoors, etc.
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Wax -- I knew I didn't quite get the Jon Anderson high notes right :) But when i left it out, it sounded really wrong.  It HAD to be there, even kind of half-right, I discovered.
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What is BurstCoin and where can we check it out?
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Brilliant!  very well done sire!
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When a cop can read a law and harass someone for not breaking it, that says a lot about the state of America.  The cops need to be accountable TO US.  Right now they are thugs with badges, no more.  COPS ARE ACCOUNTABLE TO NO ONE.  They're essentially a legalized gang.
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If you're interested in more Bitcoin talky talk, I do a podcast weekly on the topic, latest one is here: Bitcoin News Weekly #17 is up! Guest: Micah Winkelspecht of Amplify-incubated Gem (raised $2M last week) http://shoutengine.com/BitcoinNewsWeekly/blockchain-radio-lost-bitcoins-us-military-bit-4109
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CEO, Author
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  • Max Quick: The Pocket and the Pendant
    Author & Consultant, 2001 - present
  • ThisWeekIn
    CEO, CoFounder, 2010 - 2011
  • The Palace, Inc.
    CoFounder, 1995 - 1998
  • SuperSig, Inc.
    CEO, CoFounder, 1999 - 2001
  • ZeroDegrees, Inc. IAC/InterActiveCorp
    VP Product, CoFounder, 2002 - 2004
  • NewsCorp / Delphi Internet
    1993 - 1995
  • Mahalo.com, Inc.
    CTO, 2007 - 2010
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Santa Monica, CA
Previously
New Hampshire
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Author, MAX QUICK; CoFounder, etc. several LA tech companies
Introduction

Mark Jeffrey is an author and an award-winning serial entrepreneur of innovative technology companies backed by Tier One investors.  These include The Palace (sold to Communities.com in 1998), Zero Degrees (sold to InterActive Corp/IAC in 2004), Mahalo (now Inside.com), ThisWeekIn, and Glossi.  He has authored five books, including the Max Quick series, published and optioned by Harper Collins.  Mark consults as a technology co-founder to a portfolio of companies in tablets, mobile, digital media, social, and digital publishing.

Mark served as Chief Product Officer on the founding team of Glossi.com, a new site where anyone can create and self-publish digital magazines.  Mark formulated the core idea behind the company, and then managed product design, technology, and ongoing competitive analysis on Glossi’s product, business, and technology.

Mark co-founded and served as founding CEO of the web television network ThisWeekIn.

Mark was the founding CTO of Mahalo.com (now Inside.com), a human-powered search and learning site, backed by Sequoia Capital (Google, Youtube, Yahoo), CBS, Newscorp, and Elon Musk (Paypal, Tesla, SpaceX).

Mark was Co-Founder and VP Product & Technology for the early business social networking company, ZeroDegrees.  Founded in 2002, Mark sold the company to Barry Diller’s IAC/InteractiveCorp in 2004, with more than one million registered users.

Mark’s first company, The Palace, was backed by Time Warner, Intel and Softbank, and sold to Communities.com in 1998. The Palace was a popular avatar virtual world environment that grew to 10 million users at its peak. The Palace was selected ‘The Best of 1996' by Entertainment Weekly, and received numerous awards and coverage including: a Webby Award nomination; “Cool Innovation of the Year” nomination; and was selected as the Chicago SUN-Times’ Best Website in 1998.

Mark has been named one of '50 to Watch' by Variety magazine, a 'Hero of Multimedia' by Entertainment Weekly and presented at the very first Harvard Conference on The Internet and Society in 1996. 

Mark is the author of five books of fiction, published both traditionally, online and as an audio podcast.  His first novel, MAX QUICK: THE POCKET AND THE PENDANT is published by HarperCollins, which holds an option on the series.  Mark was one of the first three people ever to podcast a novel: MAX QUICK originally received over 2.5 million downloads in 2005.

Mark Jeffrey holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire.
Education
  • University of New Hampshire
    BS Computer Science, 1985 - 1990
  • Milford AREA Senior High
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