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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
Wirehog Wirehog was a friend-to-friend file sharing program that was linked to Facebook and allowed people to transfer files directly between computers. History Wirehog was created by Andrew McCollum, Mark Zuckerberg, Adam D'Angelo, and Sean Parker dur ...
, 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
Harvard Graduate School of Education The Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is one of the graduate schools of Harvard University and one of the top School of Education, schools of education in the United States. It was founded in 1920, when it was the first school to establish ...
. 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
New Enterprise Associates New Enterprise Associates (NEA) is an American-based venture capital firm. NEA focuses investment stages ranging from seed stage through growth stage across an array of industry sectors. With over $20 billion in assets under management, NEA was t ...
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.


References


External links

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JobSpice

Philo (TV Service)
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