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Adam Nelson

Adam Nelson


Adam Nelson is the CTO of Yipit. Prior to joining Yipit, he was SVP of Technology at Performline, an online advertising compliance company and was responsible for the development and architecture of the company’s flagship Campaign Verification platform. As CTO of ForSaleByOwner.com before that, he successfully grew the company from 3 people to a site serving nearly 2M uniques a month.

Adam has been active in technology initiatives at numerous established companies including Citigroup and WorldCom in addition to working on product development and implementing best-practices at numerous NY startups for over a decade.

He received a B.S. in Physics from the State University of New York at Albany and an A.M. in International Relations from the University of Chicago.

Specialties Ubuntu, Python, Django, Amazon Web Services (ec2, RDS, S3, SQS), and MySQL.


September 6th 10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.
Testing with Lettuce and Splinter