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Craig Alexander Newmark

Craig Alexander Newmark, American Internet company executive. Achievements include millions of people use Craigslist to research subjects such as: jobs, housing, goods & services, events, friendships, and advice; first commercial transmission of a website into space by Deep Space Communications Network, March 11, 2005.

Background

  • Newmark, Craig Alexander was born on December 6, 1952 in Morristown, New Jersey. Son of Leon and Joyce Newmark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1975; Master of Science in Computer Science, Case Western Reserve University, 1977.

    Career

    • Computer programmer International Business Machines Corporation, New Jersey, 1979—1993. Systems security architect, general consultant Charles Schwab, California, 1993—1995. Independent contractor, software system architect Bank of America, 1995—1997, Intel, 1995—1997, Sun Microsystems, 1995—1997.

      Founder, chairman, customer service representative Craigslist, San Francisco, since 1995. Board advisors Wikimedia Foundation, since 2009.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include millions of people use Craigslist to research subjects such as: jobs, housing, goods & services, events, friendships, and advice. First commercial transmission of a website into space by Deep Space Communications Network, March 11, 2005.

    Works

    • Featured in Associated Press, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, United States of America Today, Business Week, Time Magazine, and Esquire Mag.

    Membership

    Advisory board Climate Theatre, Haight-Ashbury Food Program, supporter of local writers through Grotto Nights, Fellow: World Technology Network (World Technical award-Comm. Technology 2006).

    Connections

    • mother: Joyce Newmark.
    • father: Leon
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    Born December 6, 1952
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1975
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1977
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1979 - 1993
      Computer programmer International Business Machines Corporation
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1993 - 1995
      systems security architect, Charles Schwab
      California, United States
    • 1993 - 1995
      general consultant, Charles Schwab
      California, United States
    • 1995 - 1997
      independent contractor, Bank of America
    • 1995 - 1997
      independent contractor, Bank of America
    • 1995 - 1997
      independent contractor, Bank of America
    • 1995 - 1997
      software system architect, Bank of America
    • 1995 - 1997
      software system architect, Bank of America
    • 1995 - 1997
      software system architect, Bank of America
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