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Andrew McCollum (born 4 September 1983) is an American
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and businessman. McCollum is a co-founder of
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Facebook
and current CEO of
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Education

He attended
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Harvard University
with co-founder
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and others on the founding team. He worked at Facebook from February 2004 to September 2007. Initially, he worked on
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, a
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program, together with
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Adam D'Angelo
. McCollum returned to Harvard College, and graduated in 2007 with a
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in
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. He later earned a master's degree in education from the
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. McCollum was a member of the Harvard team that competed in the 31st
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International Collegiate Programming Contest in Tokyo, having placed second in the regional competitions behind
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Career

Andrew McCollum was the cofounder of JobSpice, an online resume preparation tool. He currently acts as Entrepreneur in Residence at
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and
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.Wall Street Journal
/ref> On 20 November 2014, McCollum was announced as new
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CEO, succeeding Christopher Thorpe.


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External links

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JobSpice

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