Who is Craig Newmark?:
Craig Newmark is best known as the founder of Craigslist
, a worldwide classifieds website with hundreds of local sub-sites. Before founding Craigslist, Newmark worked as a software engineer at such companies as IBM and Bank of America.
Craigslist is a large network of localized communities, with pertinent ads, announcements, and message boards for those communities. People use Craigslist to find a job, buy a house, sell a car, rant about local politics, find a boyfriend/girlfriend, and much more. It's one of the most useful sites on the Web, and millions of people around the world visit it every month.
In addition to working behind the scenes at Craigslist, Newmark is also involved in various philanthropic efforts, such as community building and open government. His website, CraigConnects
, offers regular updates on the causes that Newmark supports. Newmark also serves on the board of Wikipedia
, the Sunlight Foundation
, and OneVoice
Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist
, the largest community classifies site on the Web.