Title: Founder and CEO, Buzzfeed; co-founder, Huffington Post
Born: January 1, 1974, Oakland, California
Education: BA in environmental studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Early Marker: Viral e-mail exchange with Nike requesting that the sports-apparel maker print the word "sweatshop" on his shoes.
Big Idea: Building a media and entertainment site for a post-portal, post-search, social and mobile world.
Wave of the Future: Social media, M-economy