Wisconsin Union Events

DLS Presents: Alexis Ohanian and Nilay Patel

Date

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Time

7:30:00 PM

Location

Union South  Varsity Hall

Description

Alexis Ohanian is a startup founder and investor in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from UVA in 2005, Alexis co-founded reddit with Steve Huffman, which has become one of the most popular social news websites online. After leaving his full-time post at reddit, Alexis started the social enterprise Breadpig. In 2010, Alexis helped launch hipmunk. He ran the marketing, PR, and community for hipmunk's first year before joining the fight against SOPA & PIPA. Today, Alexis is an investor, a board member of reddit inc., the Y Combinator Ambassador to the East, a hipmunk advisor, and co-founder of the non-profit IHAS. He is also writing a book called Without Their Permission, set to launch in 2013.

Website

www.union.wisc.edu/wud/dls-about.htm

Contact

dls@union.wisc.edu  

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