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Ross Mayfield is an American Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur.
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Emergent democracy

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71MB and 24MB QuickTime movies of Ross Mayfield lecturing on emergent democracy and group forming networks at Stanford in 2005, licensed under Creative Commons, hosted by the Internet Archive
He organized a group effort to discuss and document the emergent democracy concept, using a term initially coined by Ross Mayfield.

Wikimania

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Keynote speakers included Jimmy Wales, Ross Mayfield, Ward Cunningham, and Richard Stallman (who spoke on "Copyright and community in the age of computer networks").

OpenSym

International Symposium on WikisInternational Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration
Speakers included Ward Cunningham, Jimmy Wales, Ross Mayfield and Sunir Shah.

Foo Camp

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In 2005, a complementary alternative BarCamp was created by a past attendee of Foo Camp and a few individuals who were interested in organizing their own version of Foo Camp, and hosted at the Socialtext offices in Palo Alto, California, by Socialtext founder Ross Mayfield, with an open invitation to anyone who wanted to join.

Mayfield (surname)

Ross Mayfield, co-founder of Socialtext Incorporated

Silicon Valley

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Ross Mayfield is an American Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurship

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Ross Mayfield is an American Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur.

Chief executive officer

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The former CEO of Socialtext, and former Vice President of Business Development of SlideShare.

Socialtext

The former CEO of Socialtext, and former Vice President of Business Development of SlideShare. He then served as VP of Marketing for Lucida Inc., a Fujitsu spinout, before co-founding Socialtext in 2002.

SlideShare

The former CEO of Socialtext, and former Vice President of Business Development of SlideShare.

Blog

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He is also a regular blogger and public speaker.

Bachelor of Arts

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Mayfield received a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Political science

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Mayfield received a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

University of California, Los Angeles

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Mayfield received a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

UCLA Anderson School of Management

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Mayfield received a bachelor of arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and completed the Management Development for Entrepreneurs (MDE) program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Estonia

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He began his career in the nonprofit sector with the U.S.-Baltic Foundation, after which he moved to Estonia and served as a scriptwriter for, and advisor to, the Office of the President of Estonia.

President of Estonia

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He began his career in the nonprofit sector with the U.S.-Baltic Foundation, after which he moved to Estonia and served as a scriptwriter for, and advisor to, the Office of the President of Estonia.

Eastern Europe

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He also served as Marketing Director of Levicom, one of the largest privately held telecom groups in Eastern Europe where he also started an Internet Service Provider and a web design company.

Internet service provider

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He also served as Marketing Director of Levicom, one of the largest privately held telecom groups in Eastern Europe where he also started an Internet Service Provider and a web design company.

Web design

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He also served as Marketing Director of Levicom, one of the largest privately held telecom groups in Eastern Europe where he also started an Internet Service Provider and a web design company.

Dot-com bubble

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With the collapse of the dot-com bubble, the company, which had yet to earn any revenue, saw its billion dollar valuation vanish overnight.

Fujitsu

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He then served as VP of Marketing for Lucida Inc., a Fujitsu spinout, before co-founding Socialtext in 2002.

BarCamp

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Ross hosted the first Barcamp in 2005 at Socialtext.

LinkedIn

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In 2012, Mayfield sold his two companies within the same week, Socialtext to Bedford Funding/Peoplefluent and SlideShare to LinkedIn.

Creative Commons

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71MB and 24MB QuickTime movies of Ross Mayfield lecturing on emergent democracy and group forming networks at Stanford in 2005, licensed under Creative Commons, hosted by the Internet Archive