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Founding Advisors

Jason Devitt

Technology

Jason is CEO and co-founder of Mr. Number. Previously Jason co-founded Vindigo, one of the first companies in the US to publish content and applications for mobile phones. Products included Mapquest Mobile, MovieGoer, and the Vindigo City Guide. Jason led the company from inception to over $12 million in revenue and profitability in 2005. An advocate for open networks, open devices, and open development platforms, Jason has testified on these issues before Congress and the FCC. He holds a US patent related to location-based services.

Prior to Vindigo Jason spent four years working for the investment firm D. E. Shaw & Co. in London and New York, where he structured OTC equity derivatives.

Jason grew up in Ireland and has a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Diploma in Law from UCD and the King’s Inns in his hometown of Dublin.

Highlights: CEO of Mr. Number; Former Co-Founder of Vindigo; Advocate for open networks and open devices (testified in Congress and FCC)

Board Experience: Mr. Number, Vindigo

Location: San Francisco Bay Area