Kurt Abrahamson

Former Chief Executive Officer, Director at ShareThis, Inc.

Kurt Abrahamson

Kurt Abrahamson

Former Chief Executive Officer, Director at ShareThis, Inc.

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Jupiter Communications, Inc.
JMXI Liquidating Trust
ShareThis, Inc.

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Number of Boards

7

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Co-Founder at Living Ads, Inc.

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Fund Manager at Cintrifuse

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President & Chief Executive Officer at ShareThis, Inc.

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Director-Development Board at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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Investor at Gild, Inc.

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Director, Center for Law & Entrepreneurship at Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law

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Co-Founder at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at ShareThis, Inc.

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Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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Principal at Pritzker Matthew Co. LLC

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Kurt Abrahamson
Former Chief Executive Officer, Director at ShareThis, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

MPP Public Policy

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer, Director
2011 - ?

ShareThis, Inc. provides access for social web communities which make online sharing easy. It offers campaign delivery and optimization, audience segmentation and targeting, analytics, and real-time social reactions. The company was founded by Timothy Schigel and David E. Goldberg in 2004 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.

Chief Executive Officer
2010 - 2011

SocialMedia.com makes digital advertising better through People Powered Advertisements that leverage people's social relationships in the ad units. They have ad formats incorporating Twitter, social networks, and community websites. People Powered advertising makes digital advertising better by amplifying people's personal endorsements to friends or communities. SocialMedia.com's People Powered Ad formats: Twitter Pulse — Twitter Pulse ads run within IAB standard units anywhere on the web. The ads show readers the latest Tweets matching the campaign's filters and prompt them to share tweets of their own. Friend To Friend — Friend to Friend ads run within social networks. Users first see an opt-in ad with an option to share their opinion with friends. If the user decides to participate, their response will be shared with friends who visit a SocialMedia.com ad in the future in the form of a light, yet effective, endorsement. Community Poll — Community Poll taps into the opinions of a website's community to deliver compelling feedback about how the audience feels about a subject. Community ads can run on any web content vertical. Community Stream — Community Stream shares personal endorsements about your product from a web community's pool of passionate readers.

Director, Global Sales & Operations Strategy
2003 - 2010

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our company has packed a lot into a relatively young life. Since Google was founded in 1998, we’ve grown to serve hundreds of thousands of users and customers around the world. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin met at Stanford University in 1995. By 1996, they had built a search engine (initially called BackRub) that used links to determine the importance of individual webpages. Founded 1998 Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Incorporation September 4, 1998 Initial public offering (NASDAQ) August 19, 2004 Headquarters 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View CA 94043

Boards & Committees
Director
2010 - Current

Visible Measures Corp. offers internet video audience measurement software and services. It develops Fabric, a demand-side platform for brand marketers to buy consumer engagement through videos, which lets brands, agencies, trading desks, and publishers to plan, manage, and optimize for brand engagement through a programmatic self-service interface. The company was founded by Brian Shin in 2005 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Trustee
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2012

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission – to allow children living in low-income communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country.

$1,000 - $4,999
2011

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission – to allow children living in low-income communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country.

$1,000 - $4,999
2010

The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission – to allow children living in low-income communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country.

Political Donations
$1,000
2008

Former President of United States

$750
2008

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.

$500
2008

Member, Board of Commissioners at Metropolitan Transportation Commission

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ShareThis, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ShareThis, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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ShareThis, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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GoMiso, Inc., provides mobile based social networking services, develops a social TV platform for users to watch TV, follow shows, and earn points and badges. It develops REST API, which enables developers to access relevant information in real time about shows, movies, users, and entertainment checkins. It also develops mobile and web applications that encourage television viewers to check in to the content they are watching in exchange for points, badges, and rewards. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
2013 New York Chief Marketing Officer Leadership Forum

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