Marc Andreessen

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Title: General partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Born: July 9, 1971, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Education: BS in computer science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Early Marker: Co-wrote the early graphical Web browser, Mosaic, precursor to Netscape Navigator.

Big Idea: Combining being a software engineer, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and advisor/board member of Silicon Valley software companies that will disrupt industry incumbents.

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