Alan Braverman is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and computer programmer. His newest venture is The Giant Pixel Corporation, a tech startup studio. He was previously co-founder and CTO of Geni, and its spin-off company, Yammer (acquired by Microsoft in 2012 for $1.2 billion). He co-founded Mollyguard Corporation in 2001, a company that spun-off Xoom (IPO 2013) and Eventbrite. He also served as VP of Engineering at Fwix (later renamed Radius). He was a software engineer at Silicon Graphics, eGroups, and Yahoo. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, where he also tinkered with Mosaic, the early web browser that kicked off the internet age. He has also made angel investments in approximately 20 tech startups (and one restaurant).