Jonah Peretti

Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".wikipedia
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BuzzFeed

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Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".
BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti and John S. Johnson III, to focus on tracking viral content.

HuffPost

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Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".
It was founded in 2005 by Andrew Breitbart, Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, and Jonah Peretti.

Reblogging

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Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".
It was first developed by Jonah Peretti at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center's R&D program under the project 'Reblog' (from where the term originates) as an open-source tool for individually-run blogs.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".

The College Preparatory School

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He attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland, followed by the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a degree in environmental studies in 1996.

Chelsea Peretti

He is the elder brother of comedian, actress and writer Chelsea Peretti.
She has two brothers and a sister; her older brother, internet entrepreneur Jonah Peretti, co-founded BuzzFeed and The Huffington Post.

University of California, Santa Cruz

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He attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland, followed by the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a degree in environmental studies in 1996.
Notable alumni of the University of California, Santa Cruz include co-founder of the Black Panther Party Huey P. Newton (BA 1974, PhD 1980); actress and comedian Maya Rudolph (BA 1995); founder of Huffington Post and BuzzFeed Jonah Peretti (BA 1996); filmmaker Cary Fukunaga (BA 1999); marine biologist and MacArthur Fellowship winner Stacy Jupiter (PhD 2006); and several Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists.

Eyebeam (organization)

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In 2005, Peretti hosted the Contagious Media Showdown at Eyebeam in New York City, where he worked as director of the R&D Lab from 2001 to 2006.
Fundrace.org, a site which allows visitors to track campaign contributions through geocoding, was developed by Jonah Peretti, then-director of Research and Development at Eyebeam, and later adapted into a permanent feature on the Huffington Post.

Chief executive officer

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Jonah Peretti (born January 1, 1974) is an Internet entrepreneur, a cofounder and the CEO of BuzzFeed, cofounder of The Huffington Post, and developer of reblogging under the project "Reblog".

Oakland, California

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Peretti was born in California and raised in Oakland, California.

Criminal defense lawyer

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

Painting

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

Italians

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

English people

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

Teacher

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

Jews

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His father, a criminal defense lawyer and painter, is of Italian and English descent and his mother (née Cherkin), a schoolteacher, is Jewish.

Environmental studies

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He attended The College Preparatory School in Oakland, followed by the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he graduated with a degree in environmental studies in 1996.

Computer science

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He taught computer science classes at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, in the mid-1990s.

Isidore Newman School

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He taught computer science classes at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, in the mid-1990s.

New Orleans

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He taught computer science classes at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans, in the mid-1990s.

Postgraduate education

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He completed a postgrad at the MIT Media Lab.

MIT Media Lab

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He completed a postgrad at the MIT Media Lab.

Nike, Inc.

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While at MIT, his email exchange with Nike over a request to print "sweatshop" on custom order shoes went viral.