On October 28th Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit.com and self made angel investor will speak at Washington University in St. Louis.
Ohanian graduated in 2005 from the University of Virginia, where he and his co-founder Steve Huffman created reddit.com. In 2006 they were acquired by Conde Nast Publications, owner of Wired Magazine and The New Yorker.
In 2010, Alexis co-founded Hipmunk.com, a successful travel search website and now serves as an advisor. Shortly after, he joined in the fight against SOPA and PIPA, becoming one of the public faces of the movement. He continues to fight for internet freedom by traveling the country campaigning for the open internet.
Alexis will join students and faculty to discuss the open internet and internet entrepreneurship, topics in his new book titled “Without Their Permission: how the 21st century will be made, not managed.”
When: Monday October 28th at 6:30pm
Where: January Hall, room 110
Who: Open to all WUSTL students and faculty