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Sean Parker

Internet Technology Entrepreneur
Male
Born Dec 3, 1979

Sean Parker is an American entrepreneur who was a co-founder of the file-sharing computer service Napster and the first president of the social networking website Facebook. He also co-founded Plaxo, Causes, and Airtime. As of March 2012, Parker's net worth was estimated to be $2.1 billion.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born on December 3, 1979.

TEENAGE

1996 16 Years Old Parker attended Oakton High School in Fairfax County, Virginia for two years before transferring to Chantilly High School in 1996 for his junior and senior years. … Read More
1998 18 Years Old He graduated in 1998. … Read More
1999 19 Years Old Parker raised the initial $50,000, and they launched Napster in June 1999. … Read More

TWENTIES

2002 22 Years Old In November 2002, Parker subsequently launched Plaxo, an online address book and social networking service that integrated with Microsoft Outlook. … Read More
2003 23 Years Old Parker had experience in the social networking industry as an early advisor to Friendster and its founder, Jonathan Abrams, for which he was given a small amount of stock in 2003. … Read More
2005 25 Years Old During a party in 2005 police entered and searched a vacation home Parker was renting and found cocaine. … Read More
2009 29 Years Old While working at The Founders Fund, Parker had been looking to invest in a company that could progress Napster’s music sharing mission legally. In 2009 a friend showed him Spotify, a Swedish streaming music service, and Parker sent an email to Spotify’s founder Daniel Ek.

THIRTIES

2010 30 Years Old 1 More Event
The pair traded emails, and in 2010 Parker invested US$15 million in Spotify. … Read More
2011 31 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2011 Parker reunited with Napster cofounder Shawn Fanning to found Airtime.com. … Read More
2013 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 1, 2013, Parker married Alexandra Lenas in Big Sur, California, in a wedding at which every guest was given a Lord of the Rings style costume. … Read More
In April 2014, the public learned that Parker will serve as chairman and CEO of a new venture, Brigade Media, to "combat a lack of political engagement and interest in all levels of government across America". … Read More
2015 35 Years Old …  As of March 2015, Parker's net worth was estimated to be US$2.7 billion. … Read More
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