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Perry Chen is co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter, a new way to fund ideas and endeavors. Kickstarter allows people to offer goods, services and other unique (and frequently, whimsical) benefits in return for funding.

Prior to Kickstarter, Perry worked as a day-trader, an audio engineer and a pre-school teacher. Perry also co-founded the Southfirst art gallery in Brooklyn, NY, and has been published by Warner Books and The New York Times.

He graduated from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business in New Orleans.