Adam Jackson, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, joins italki as Advisor

September 2nd, 2009 | Posted by Toffler in announcement

adam-jackson-2009We’re excited to announce that italki has a new advisor — serial entrepreneur Adam Jackson (blog, twitter:@adamjacksonsf).  Jackson is the founder of venture-backed DriverSide.com, as well as MarketSquare, which was eventually acquired by Intuit. Adam also invests in and advises other Silicon Valley startups.  Helping us will be his first overseas advisory role.

About Adam Jackson:

  • Adam specializes in consumer internet companies, and has founded three companies.
  • Founder of venture-backed DriverSide.com. Driverside helps people make better decisions about owning and maintaining their car.
  • Founder of MarketSquare, a company to help consumers find locally produced products. Acquired by StepUp Commerce, which in turn was acquired by Intuit (INTU) in 2006.
  • Advises Incentalign, Inc., a company which supports sales team optimization.
  • Adam graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Computer Science and Economics.

We’re excited to have Adam on our board of advisors, along with Porter Erisman and Tom Soohoo. We are a young company, and we really value the advice and help we get from these experienced entrepreneurs.

The italki Team

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  • susan01

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

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  • susan01

    I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

    Margaret

    http://businesseshome.net

  • santiago2009

    Hi Mr. Adam,
    Actually I am happy to see such great educated person here in italki, and since I am also from Information Technology arena, Its my pleasure to read and benefit from your valuable advises .

    Thank you,
    Mohamed Ahmed,
    Khartoum , Sudan.

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