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Russel Simmons is an American businessman. He is co-founder and initial CTO of Yelp, Inc.[1][2] with Jeremy Stoppelman
Jeremy Stoppelman
from July 2004 until he left in June 2010.[2] He is an early employee at PayPal, where he was a Lead Software Architect, and has been described as a member of the PayPal
PayPal
Mafia.[3] Simmons graduated from University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.[4] References[edit]

^ Smalera, Paul (April 9, 2010). " Yelp
Yelp
grows up". Fortune. CNN. Retrieved 4 August 2010.  ^ a b Wauters, Robin (2010-06-14). " Yelp
Yelp
Co-Founder And CTO Russel Simmons Is Out". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2013-12-23.  ^ Parrish, Charlie (2014-09-20). "The PayPal
PayPal
Mafia: Who are they and where are Silicon Valley's richest group of men now?". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-01-08.  ^ "The U. of I. breeding ground". Chicago Tribune. April 28, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2015. The online review site was founded in 2004 by two U. of I. graduates and former PayPal
PayPal
employees, Jeremy Stoppelman (computer engineering, 1999) and Russel Simmons (computer science, 1998). 

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