Alan Braverman is a computer programmer, angel investor, and serial entrepreneur. Prior to Giant Pixel, Alan was CTO and co-founder of genealogy web firm, Geni, and its spin-off enterprise social network, Yammer. Earlier, he co-founded Mollyguard Corporation, a payment-themed studio that spun-off both Xoom and Eventbrite. Alan worked as a software engineer at Silicon Graphics, eGroups, and Yahoo. He also served as VP of Engineering at Fwix (later renamed Radius). Alan earned a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois. As a college student, he developed features for Mosaic, the early web browser that spawned the dot com boom. He has also made angel investments in approximately 20 tech startups (and one restaurant).