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In 40 words: As co-founder and CEO, he sold StubHub to eBay for $310 million in 2007 before founding Spreecast. He’s also on the board and advises consumer Internet and mobile startups.

Age: 38.

About the business: Social video platform that connects people through conversation.

Hometown: San Francisco.

Education: B.S., finance, B.S., systems engineering, University of Pennsylvania.

First job: Analyst at the Blackstone Group.

Word that best describes you: Driven.

Second office: Home.

For which organizations do you volunteer: Nueva School, Temple Emanu-El Pre-School.

Favorite cause: Tipping Point, a San Francisco-based organization focused on fighting poverty.

Favorite escape: Kona, Hawaii.

Guilty pleasure: Red wine and chocolate.

Greatest professional accomplishment: Getting sued by the New England Patriots.

Stress relief: Flying model airplanes.

Favorite sport/club in which you participated: Skiing.

Favorite quote: “The buck stops here.” — Harry Truman.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up: Lawyer.

Best advice you ever got: Don’t be a lawyer.

Work hours per week: 60.

Years in current role: 2.

Goal by 40: I want to figure out how to find a balance in my life that allows for work, family time and staying in shape.