Hadi Partovi

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Who is Hadi Partovi?

Hadi established himself as a talented leader during the browser

wars: he was Group Program Manager for Internet Explorer. After the

release of IE 5.0, Hadi co-founded Tellme Networks and spearheaded

the company's shift from consumer services to enterprise call-center

automation and delivering directory and customer-care services for ATT,

FedEx, E*TRADE, and more. Tellme Networks was later acquired by Microsoft (for a reported

$800 million). Before joining GarageBand, Hadi was General Manager of MSN.com,

where he delivered 30% annual growth and incubated Start.com (now

Live.com). Hadi has also served as strategic advisor to numerous

startups including The Facebook, Edusoft (acquired by Houghton Mifflin),

and 2Web Technologies (now Google Spreadsheets).

A graduate of Harvard University, Hadi enjoys skiing, kayaking, guitar,

and grabscrab.

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on July 23, 2013


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