Bret Taylor

Bret Taylor is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur.wikipedia
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FriendFeed

Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed. Taylor was the CEO of FriendFeed until August 2009, when the company was acquired by Facebook for an estimated $50 million.
It was created by Bret Taylor, Jim Norris, Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh.

Quip (software)

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On July 30, 2013, Quip announced he was a founder. On August 26, 2016 Quip was acquired by Salesforce.com and on November 21, 2017, Taylor was named president and chief product officer at Salesforce.
Quip was founded by Bret Taylor, co-creator of Google Maps, CEO of FriendFeed, and former Facebook CTO, along with Kevin Gibbs, who founded Google App Engine.

Tornado (web server)

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Taylor also co-wrote and maintains Tornado web server.

Google Maps

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He was the co-creator of Google Maps and the Google Maps API.

Google

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Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed.

Venture capital

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Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed.

Benchmark (venture capital firm)

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Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed.

Social network

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Taylor left Google in June 2007 to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence, where he and Jim Norris, another former Google employee, created the social network web site FriendFeed.

Facebook

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Taylor was the CEO of FriendFeed until August 2009, when the company was acquired by Facebook for an estimated $50 million.

Chief technology officer

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Taylor was the CTO of Facebook until the summer of 2012, when he left to start his own company.

Mike Schroepfer

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On March 15, 2013, it was announced that Mike Schroepfer would fill the role as the new CTO of Facebook.

Open-source software

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The software was created at FriendFeed and was open-sourced after FriendFeed was acquired by Facebook in 2009.

Stanford University

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Taylor attended Stanford University, where he earned his bachelor's degree (2002) and master's degree (2003) in computer science.

Bachelor's degree

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Taylor attended Stanford University, where he earned his bachelor's degree (2002) and master's degree (2003) in computer science.

Master's degree

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Taylor attended Stanford University, where he earned his bachelor's degree (2002) and master's degree (2003) in computer science.

Twitter

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On July 5, 2016, Twitter announced that Taylor was appointed to their board of directors.

Board of directors

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On July 5, 2016, Twitter announced that Taylor was appointed to their board of directors.

Salesforce.com

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On August 26, 2016 Quip was acquired by Salesforce.com and on November 21, 2017, Taylor was named president and chief product officer at Salesforce.

Marissa Mayer

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Notable graduates of the program include Bret Taylor and Justin Rosenstein.

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy

There she launched Google Local and Maps, with product manager Bret Taylor and a team of engineers.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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