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Mr. Hooman Radfar

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Entrepreneur + Investor

San Francisco Bay AreaInternet
Current
  • Partner @ Expa
  • Founder & Director @ 10e9

Summary

Hooman is an entrepreneur, executive and investor with deep expertise in online marketing, big data, and social networking. He's a partner at Expa, founder of 10e9, and founder of AddThis (acquired by Oracle).

As a partner at Expa, he collaborates with the founders of Uber, Foursquare, Metrolyrics and more to create and launch category-defining new businesses. Hooman works with companies like Convoy, Hinge, Hyperloop, Sweetgreen, Thrive Market, Uber, and and other start-ups as an investor and adviser via 10e9. He began his entrepreneurial career as founder and CEO of AddThis. AddThis was acquired by Oracle in 2016 and is the world's largest personalization platform for websites per Comscore. The platform is used by a network of 15 million web publishers, reaching 2 billion users worldwide, to increase their online traffic and engagement via their paid, owned and earned media.

Named one of Tech's Best Entrepreneurs in BusinessWeek and one of iMedia's 25 most influential online marketing professionals, Hooman has been featured by NBC, ABC, Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and more. He is a contributor to Huffington Post and iMedia. Hooman is involved in philanthropic work and supports a number of organizations such as Charity: Water and Pencils of Promise.

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