Evan Rosenbaum

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Born (1992-04-10) April 10, 1992 (age 29)
Plainview, New York
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
Occupation
  • Computer engineer
  • Inventor
  • Entrepreneur
Websiteevanrosenbaum.com

Evan Rosenbaum (born April 10, 1992) is a computer engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. He was born in Plainview, New York, raised in Long Island, NY, and is currently based in Santa Monica, CA. At the age of 14, Evan founded iGiki, a mobile content company.[1] While attending the University of Pennsylvania, he was named one of the "Smartest People in Philadelphia" by Philadelphia Magazine.[2]

While attending college, Evan met Akash Nigam and they founded Blend, which accumulated $2.7 million in outside seed funding. From this company they formed Genies in 2017.[3][4]

Genies launched its Avatar Agency in 2019 and the same year, Genies’ headquarters moved from San Francisco to Venice, Los Angeles. Genies has also established licensed partnerships with the NFLPA, NBPA and MLBPA.[5]

References

  1. "A Father, A Son, And A Machine". Fast Company. 7 July 2016.
  2. "The Smartest People in Philadelphia". Philadelphia Magazine. 24 October 2012.
  3. Rebecca Grant (30 October 2013). "Woohoo college! Blend's mobile app gives students free stuff for sharing photos". VentureBeat.
  4. "Parents' ultimatum: Raise $3M or finish college". CNN. 10 March 2016.
  5. Taylor Fields (20 March 2020). "Celebrities Helping to Raise Funds to Fight COVID-19 via Digital Avatars". iHeart Radio.

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