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Timothy Chi

CEO, WeddingWire Inc; Co-founder, Blackboard Inc

Timothy founded WeddingWire shortly after getting married and has grown it to be one of the largest wedding marketplaces in the country in less than 5 years. WeddingWire was created to infuse technology into the wedding and event industry. WeddingWire’s technology helps couples take action through vendor recommendations, local business reviews, personal website creation, and online tools such as budgets and checklists.  WeddingWire also provides an all-in-one marketing platform for over 200,000 wedding and event merchants to reach prospective clients online across search, social, mobile, and local channels.

Previously, Timothy co-founded Blackboard Inc in 1998. While at Blackboard, Timothy pioneered many of Blackboard's product and strategic initiatives, helping the company grow to over 600 employees and a valuation of over $750 Million.  

Timothy holds a B.S. degree in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from Cornell University and a Master's of Science degree in Engineering Management from Tufts University.

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