Author Profile : Tristan Walker

Tristan Walker

Tristan Walker is Entrepreneur in Residence at Andreessen Horowitz  and former Director of Business Development for Foursquare, a mobile social application that mixes social, locative and gaming elements to encourage users to explore cities in which they live or visit and reward them for doing so.

 He has led partnership efforts with various media entities and large retailers, including Bravo, MTV, CNN, New York Times, NBA and Starbucks. Walker was also featured in The Hollywood Reporter’s Digital Power Top 50 list for 2010.

 Walker is the Founder of Code 2040 Fellows Program, a not-for-profit organization, that matches high performing black and Latino undergraduate and graduate software engineering students with Silicon Valley start-ups for summer internships, and provides them with the insight, networks and support to ensure their successful participation in the high tech innovation economy.

 Walker holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Stony Brook University, where he graduated as valedictorian and he holds a MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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