San Jose Mercury News: Ex-Googlers Penetrating Startup Hierarchy

Mike Swift wrote an interesting article about former Googlers who have gone off to start companies: Among those are Dan Siroker, who after quitting Google in 2008 to serve as one of presidential candidate Barack Obama’s secret tech weapons, is now CEO of Optimizely, a San Francisco startup. Siroker founded the company last year with

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Mike Swift wrote an interesting article about former Googlers who have gone off to start companies:

Among those are Dan Siroker, who after quitting Google in 2008 to serve as one of presidential candidate Barack Obama’s secret tech weapons, is now CEO of Optimizely, a San Francisco startup. Siroker founded the company last year with fellow ex-Googler Pete Koomen, and the company’s software has been used to do everything from boosting fundraising for the Haiti earthquake to helping the Democratic National Committee’s Facebook applications go viral.