Since 2008, I've been the CEO & Founder of
, the Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly
of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs. Our
private search engine
is #4 in the
and dozens of other countries, answering
over 9 billion queries
I also co-authored
Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models
(Penguin Portfolio), coming out Jun 18, 2019. Previously I co-authored
Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth
(Penguin Portfolio, 2015).
Before DuckDuckGo, I founded other Internet-related companies. My formal education is from MIT (B.S. Physics, '97-01; M.S. from the
Technology and Policy Program
'03-05). I live in Valley Forge, PA with my wife and two kids.
Testimony Before the United States Senate
Four Questions for Facebook That We Still Need Answers To
(April 2018, Fast Company).
Google and Facebook are watching our every move online. It's time to make them stop.
(Jan 2018, CNBC).