We’re excited to announce three additions to the YC team:
Craig Cannon is joining YC as Director of Marketing. Prior to YC, he cofounded Comedy Hack Day and was Graphics Editor at The Onion. Craig also holds a cycling world record.
Fred Benenson is joining YC as an admissions manager. Previously he was VP of Data at Kickstarter and their second employee. He has a masters from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program and also studied philosophy and computer science undergrad there.
Mark Thurman is a software engineer interested in esoteric programming languages and distributed systems. He graduated from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Previously he worked on backend systems and API design for Evernote and App.net. In his free time he enjoys reading, traveling with his family, and cooking.