Alexis Ohanian is a startup guy in Brooklyn who gave a TED talk about a whale. TechCrunch calls him “one of the more passionate and audacious young entrepreneurs in tech.” Hide your kids.
After graduating from UVA, he started reddit.com with Steve Huffman. He also founded Breadpig, which creates geeky things, sells them, and gives away all the profits — $180,000 so far; things like: xkcd: volume 0, AwesomeSauce, LOLMagnetz, WTFCNN?!, Save Yourself, Mammal!, and a fake Rock Band.
Currently, Alexis is the head marketing dude at hipmunk – making travel search something people love.
He is also an ambassador to the East for startup accelerator Y Combinator. Angel investor at Das Kapital Capital, LLC.