Jordan Greenhall


While studying at Texas A&M and Harvard University, I was fascinated by the idea that industries, economies, and societies as a whole can be entirely disrupted by technology delivered in the right way, at the right time. With this philosophy in mind, I was one of the first employees at MP3.com, where we reinvented the music industry by allowing people, not record companies, to control what music is popular.

After experiencing how consumer related movements operate digitally, I doubled down on my entrepreneurial drive and co-founded DivX in 2000, when I was 29 years old. DivX fundamentally changed how the world watched videos online and empowered over one billion people to experience the entertainment they cared about, anywhere, and on any screen. By the time I was 35, I raised over $150M and took the company public with a $600M IPO, one of the top technology IPO’s of the year.

After my exit from DivX, I have continued to influence and lead organizations using the corporate form as a dynamo to deliver social change. One of those organizations is the Neurohacker Collective, where we are applying complex systems science to neuro-technology to provide people with the tools to become maximally capable and fully responsible. Another organization is Backfeed.cc, where we are innovating the 3rd generation of blockchain technology – building a stigmergetic framework to allow collective intelligence to scale.

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