Jay Adelson

Jay Adelson (born Jay Steven Adelson, September 7, 1970) is an American Internet entrepreneur.wikipedia
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Equinix

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Adelson's Internet career includes Netcom, DEC's Palo Alto Internet Exchange, co-founder of Equinix, Revision3 and Digg, and CEO of SimpleGeo, Inc. After his experiences at Equinix and stresses associated with his work with government on cybersecurity following 9/11, Adelson moved to Pawling, New York in June 2004.
Equinix was founded in 1998 by Al Avery and Jay Adelson, two facilities managers at Digital Equipment Corporation.

Revision3

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Adelson's Internet career includes Netcom, DEC's Palo Alto Internet Exchange, co-founder of Equinix, Revision3 and Digg, and CEO of SimpleGeo, Inc. Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose, along with co-founding team that included Ron Gorodetsky, Dan Huard, Keith Harrison and David Prager, founded Revision3 in April 2005. Adelson commuted from New York to San Francisco to found and operate Revision3 and Digg, eventually moving back to Mill Valley, California in the summer of 2009.
The company was founded in Los Angeles, California, by Jay Adelson, Kevin Rose and David Prager in April 2005.

Andy Smith (entrepreneur)

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In 2014 Jay co-founded Center Electric with Andy Smith.
In 2014, he partnered with Jay Adelson to form Center Electric, an early-stage technology venture capital firm designed to leverage the growth of the Internet of Things.

Digg

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Adelson's Internet career includes Netcom, DEC's Palo Alto Internet Exchange, co-founder of Equinix, Revision3 and Digg, and CEO of SimpleGeo, Inc. Adelson commuted from New York to San Francisco to found and operate Revision3 and Digg, eventually moving back to Mill Valley, California in the summer of 2009.
After a controversial 2010 redesign and the departure of co-founders Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose, in July 2012 Digg was sold in three parts: the Digg brand, website and technology were sold to Betaworks for an estimated $500,000; 15 staff were transferred to The Washington Posts "SocialCode" for a reported $12 million; and a suite of patents was sold to LinkedIn for about $4 million.

Southfield, Michigan

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Adelson was born in Detroit, Michigan and lived in Southfield, Michigan as a child.

Kevin Rose

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Jay Adelson and Kevin Rose, along with co-founding team that included Ron Gorodetsky, Dan Huard, Keith Harrison and David Prager, founded Revision3 in April 2005.
Rose founded Revision3 in Los Angeles, California with Jay Adelson and David Prager in April 2005.

Entrepreneurship

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Jay Adelson (born Jay Steven Adelson, September 7, 1970) is an American Internet entrepreneur.

Netcom (United States)

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Adelson's Internet career includes Netcom, DEC's Palo Alto Internet Exchange, co-founder of Equinix, Revision3 and Digg, and CEO of SimpleGeo, Inc.

Time 100

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In 2008, Adelson was named a member of Time Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential People in the World and was listed as a finalist on the same list in 2009.

Detroit

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Adelson was born in Detroit, Michigan and lived in Southfield, Michigan as a child.

Michigan

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Adelson was born in Detroit, Michigan and lived in Southfield, Michigan as a child.

Cranbrook Schools

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He attended Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan until 1988.

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

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He attended Cranbrook Kingswood School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan until 1988.

Boston University

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He graduated from Boston University, where he studied Film and Broadcasting along with a concentration in Computer Science, in 1992.

San Rafael, California

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In 1992, Adelson moved to San Rafael, California to pursue a career in post-production sound engineering.

San Francisco

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After a period of time and world travel, Adelson moved to San Francisco, California in 1993, pursuing instead a career in Internet infrastructure and entrepreneurism.

Pawling (village), New York

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After his experiences at Equinix and stresses associated with his work with government on cybersecurity following 9/11, Adelson moved to Pawling, New York in June 2004.

Mill Valley, California

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Adelson commuted from New York to San Francisco to found and operate Revision3 and Digg, eventually moving back to Mill Valley, California in the summer of 2009.

United States House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation

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On July 15, 2003, he testified before the [[United States House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology]], as part of an industry panel on "The Private Sector's Role in Keeping America's Cyberspace Secure."

Kevin Mitnick

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While at Netcom, In February 1995, Adelson was present and managing network operations during the pursuit and capture of former computer hacker Kevin Mitnick by Tsutomu Shimomura.

Tsutomu Shimomura

While at Netcom, In February 1995, Adelson was present and managing network operations during the pursuit and capture of former computer hacker Kevin Mitnick by Tsutomu Shimomura.

Digital Equipment Corporation

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In late 1996, Adelson worked for Digital Equipment Corporation's Network System Laboratory, specifically Albert M. Avery IV, to build and operate the Palo Alto Internet Exchange (PAIX).

PAIX

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Adelson's Internet career includes Netcom, DEC's Palo Alto Internet Exchange, co-founder of Equinix, Revision3 and Digg, and CEO of SimpleGeo, Inc. In late 1996, Adelson worked for Digital Equipment Corporation's Network System Laboratory, specifically Albert M. Avery IV, to build and operate the Palo Alto Internet Exchange (PAIX).

Switch and Data

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It was later renamed the Peering and Internet Exchange after the acquisition by Switch and Data Corporation.