After graduating from Yale in 2001 in Political Science, Seth looked to understand the black box of big-business decision making and spent three years in Corporate Development at IBM leading various M&A transactions. Seth then left for Stanford Business School. After a summer internship at private equity group Warburg Pincus, he co-founded a startup with two friends. meebo, a website for instant messaging, grew rapidly and Seth chose to put Stanford on hold to pursue the venture. Seth, meebo’s CEO, led the initial capital raise of $3.5 million from Sequoia Capital. meebo continues to grow and serves 6 million people monthly, having raised an additional $9 million in funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Seth enjoys tennis and rollerblading and is an avid private pilot.