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James Park    

CEO & Co-founder of Fitbit

Mr. James Park is Co-Founder of Fitbit Inc. and has been its Chief Executive Officer and President since September 2007. Mr. Park served as Director of Product Development at CNET Networks, where he led product management, engineering and design for Webshots. He was the Founder of Wind-Up Labs, Inc. and served as its President. He was a Co-Founder of Epesi Technologies and served as its Chief Technology Officer, where he directed technology strategy and implemented the networking protocols for Epesi's distributed datastore product. He served as a Technologist at Morgan Stanley, developing financial analytical applications for quantitative trading. He also served development positions at KPMG in their datamining consulting group and at BCL Computers, developing software for intelligent document routing systems. He has been the Chairman of the Board at Fitbit Inc. since May 2015 and has been its Director since March 2007. He is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for creating great products and companies. Mr. Park holds A.B. in Computer Science at Harvard College.

Fitbit is the third startup that he has founded. Previously, James was a Director of Product Development at CNET Networks, where he led product management, engineering, and design for Webshots. Before CNET, James was a co-founder of Windup Labs, which was acquired by CNET in 2005, and prior to Windup Labs, he was the co-founder and CTO of Epesi Technologies. James also worked at Morgan Stanley, where he helped develop trading strategies and software for a quantitative trading fund. James never quite finished his computer science degree at Harvard College.

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