Paul Buchheit

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Paul T. Buchheit is an American computer engineer and entrepreneur.wikipedia
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Don't be evil

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He also suggested Google's former company motto "Don't be evil" in a 2000 meeting on company values.
The motto was first suggested either by Google employee Paul Buchheit at a meeting about corporate values that took place in early 2000 or in 2001 or, according to another account, by Google Engineer Amit Patel in 1999.

Gmail

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He was the creator and lead developer of Gmail.
The idea for Gmail was developed by Paul Buchheit several years before it was announced to the public.

AdSense

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He developed the original prototype of Google AdSense as part of his work on Gmail.
Paul Buchheit, the founder of Gmail, had the idea to run ads within Google's e-mail service.

FriendFeed

Leaving Google in 2006, Buchheit started FriendFeed, which was launched in 2007 and was acquired by Facebook in 2009 in a private transaction.
It was created by Bret Taylor, Jim Norris, Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh.

Case Western Reserve University

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He attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he rowed crew.
Notable alumni include Paul Buchheit, creator and lead developer of Gmail, founder of FriendFeed, and Partner at Y Combinator; Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist.org; Pete Koomen, the co-founder and CTO of Optimizely; and Peter Tippett, who developed the anti-virus software Vaccine, which Symantec purchased and turned into the popular Norton AntiVirus; Larry Hurtado, one of the leading New Testament scholars in the world; Harvey Hilbert, a zen master, psychologist and expert on post-Vietnam stress syndrome; Donald Knuth, a leading expert on computer algorithms and creator of the Tex (LaTeX) typesetting system.

Y Combinator

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In 2010, Buchheit left Facebook to become a partner at the investment firm Y Combinator.
In November 2010, Gmail creator Paul Buchheit and Harj Taggar were named partners.

Google

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He also suggested Google's former company motto "Don't be evil" in a 2000 meeting on company values. Buchheit worked at Intel and later became the 23rd employee at Google.

New York (state)

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Buchheit grew up in New York.

Cleveland

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He attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he rowed crew.

Intel

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Buchheit worked at Intel and later became the 23rd employee at Google.

Startup company

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Leaving Google in 2006, Buchheit started FriendFeed, which was launched in 2007 and was acquired by Facebook in 2009 in a private transaction.

Facebook

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Leaving Google in 2006, Buchheit started FriendFeed, which was launched in 2007 and was acquired by Facebook in 2009 in a private transaction.

Angel investor

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He also continues to oversee angel investments of his own in "about 40" startups (by his own estimate).

The Economist

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He won the 2011 The Economist Innovation Awards for the Computing and telecommunications field.

Wage slavery

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In his view, this implies it is possible to put an end to wage slavery.

List of Internet entrepreneurs

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List of Sun Microsystems employees

Paul Buchheit, engineer at Sun from May 1997 to August 1997; Creator of Gmail

History of Gmail

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Gmail was a project started by Google developer Paul Buchheit, who had already explored the idea of web-based email in the 1990s, before the launch of Hotmail, while working on a personal email software project as a college student.

Zidisha

In March 2014, Y Combinator partner Paul Buchheit donated $100k in a bid to further promote Zidisha online.

OwnLocal

After its launch, the startup raised $1 million in seed funding from various investors, including Lerer Ventures, Baseline Ventures, and angel investors Joshua Schachter and Paul Buchheit.

Vidyard

On November 17, 2011, Vidyard announced $1.65 million in seed funding from investors including Softech VC, YouTube Co-founder Jawed Karim, Y Combinator (company), and GMail creator Paul Buchheit.

2010 California Proposition 19

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Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail, co-founder of FriendFeed, and prolific Silicon Valley angel investor

Oxford Entrepreneurs

Auctomatic received investment from Paul Buchheit, the lead developer of Gmail, and went on to be acquired by the Canadian firm Live Current Media for $5 million in April 2008.