Andrew D. Mason

Founder at Descript, Inc.

Andrew D. Mason

Andrew D. Mason

Founder at Descript, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Descript, Inc.
The Point LLC
Groupon, Inc.

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906

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

01/01/1980

Age

39

Number of Awards

9

Interests

Piano

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Co-Founder at Uptake Technologies, Inc.

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Community Manager at The Point LLC

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Co-Founder at Axiomatic LLC

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Co-Founder at Lefkofsky Family Foundation

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Managing General Partner at New Enterprise Associates

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Community Manager at The Point LLC

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at Groupon, Inc.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & President at Ariel Investments LLC

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Former Partner at Deloitte LLP

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Andrew D. Mason
Founder at Descript, Inc.
Education
Class of 2003

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

Attendee
Class of 1999
Attendee

The mission of Chicago Harris is to understand and influence public policies—both through research and by preparing talented individuals to become global leaders and agents of social change. A liaison between academic policy research and practitioners in the field, we equip students to make an impact on the problems facing people and institutions around the globe.

Career History
Founder
2017 - Current

Descript, Inc. develops audio word processing platform, which enables editor and producers to edit sound files. The company was founded by Andrew D. Mason in December 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Co-Founder
2007 - Current

The Point LLC provides online community campaigning services. It allows to organize an event, post a petition for change, or raise money. The firm provides Groupon, a deal-a-day website that uses the power of group purchasing and team buying to get deals on the local goods, services and culture. The company was founded by Andrew Mason in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship
Current

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is a graduate business school located in Chicago, Illinois, at the University of Chicago. Formerly known as the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Chicago Booth is the second-oldest business school in the U.S., the first such school to offer an Executive MBA program, and the first to initiate a Ph.D. program in business. The school was renamed in 2008 following a $300 million endowment gift to the school by alumnus David G. Booth. The school has the third-largest endowment of any business school. The school's flagship campus is located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago on the main campus of the university. The school also maintains additional campuses in London and Asia (originally Singapore, but in July 2013 a move to Hong Kong was announced), as well as in downtown Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. In addition to conducting graduate business programs, the school conducts research in the fields of finance, economics, quantitative marketing research, and accounting. Chicago Booth is currently ranked first in the United States by Bloomberg Businessweek and first globally by the Economist.

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Groupon, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Groupon, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Groupon, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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RadioPublic PBC operates as a streaming media application. It allows users to download episodes while on Wi-Fi to listen without using mobile data, stream podcast episodes, and personalized episodes for playlist. The company was founded by Jake Shapiro, Matt MacDonald and Chris Rhoden in 2015 and is headquartered in Somerville, MA.

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Descript, Inc. develops audio word processing platform, which enables editor and producers to edit sound files. The company was founded by Andrew D. Mason in December 2017 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Asana, Inc. develops collaboration and communication software. It offers Asana, a Web task manager that enables teams of people manage their work flow by breaking projects into tasks. The company was founded by Dustin Moskovitz and Justin Michael Rosenstein in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #100
2013
Chicago Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans
2012
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
Rank #50
2012
Vanity Fair Magazine - New Establishment, Disrupters
Events
Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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Sun Valley, ID, United States
2011 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres. Previous conference guests have included Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren and Susan Buffett, Tony Blair, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Allen alumni and former Philippine Senator Mar Roxas, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, BET founder Robert Johnson, Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons, NBA player LeBron James, entertainer Dan Chan, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, Diane Sawyer, InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller, Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Washington Post CEO Donald E. Graham.

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