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Jon Beyer Discusses Decision Not To Drop Out Of School To Start Company

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Jon Beyer

  • CO-founder and CIO, TerraCycle
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1983 (Age: 38 years old)
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Biography

Jon Beyer is co-founder and CIO of TerraCycle.

Prior to the founding of TerraCycle, Jon worked with Professor Bill Arbaugh and Professor Jeffrey Hollingsworth of the University of Maryland and as a software engineer for Raytheon-Solipsys. He also has years of experience working as a freelance software engineer, with projects ranging from custom CRM solutions to tools for analyzing census data.

Jon Bayer graduated from Princeton University in 2005 where he majored in Computer Science with a focus in computer graphics.

At the time that Tom chose to drop out, TerraCycle was in sort of much more ... it was still very much a basement startup, I mean we hadn't sold to Wal-Mart, it was really just one employee Tom and I guess it was a very risky move on his part. I mean the company easily could have folded just a few ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Inspiration Behind Terracycle
  • Jon Beyer - Interview - Terracycle
  • 3/17/2007
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Video 2 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Terracycle's Business Model
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Video 3 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Winning Million Dollars in Business Blan Contest But Turning Down Money To Get Better Terms
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Video 4 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Decision Not To Drop Out Of School To Start Company
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Video 5 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Importance of Leveraging Technology Is Cost-Effective Way
  • Jon Beyer - Interview - Terracycle
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Video 6 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Bottle Brigade Program
  • Jon Beyer - Interview - Terracycle
  • 3/17/2007
  • Jon Beyer
  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 7 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Importance of Getting Spirit of Terracycle Embedded In Company Website
  • Jon Beyer - Interview - Terracycle
  • 3/17/2007
  • Jon Beyer
  • 1 min. 21 sec.
Video 8 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Role of Technology In Terracycle's Future Growth
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Video 9 of 9 Jon Beyer Discusses Challenges and Rewards Of Working At A Startup
  • Jon Beyer - Interview - Terracycle
  • 3/17/2007
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  • 1 min. 8 sec.

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