1000memories was launched through Y Combinator in 2010 out of the desire to add a past tense to the Internet. It is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
1000memories is funded by some of the world’s leading investors including Greylock Partners, Y Combinator, Paul Buccheit, SV Angel, Caterina Fake, Elad Gil, Ben Ling, Keith Rabois, Floodgate, Chris Sacca, Mariam Naficy, Aydin Senkut, and Babak Yazdani.
Rudy is a storyteller at heart. His work spans from award-winning work for global brands including Apple, GOOD, Focus Features, and Levi's, to the Border Film Project, a collaborative art project telling the story of migrants and Minutemen along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Brett believes that technology can make the world a better place. Previously, Brett worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Mexico City. He created the Border Film Project with Rudy Adler, and he received a Masters in Economics with Distinction from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar.
Mike believes stories are inspiring. Previously, Mike was a consultant at McKinsey & Company in Toronto serving media and financial services clients on marketing and strategy. He studied at the Richard Ivey School of Business where he graduated with distinction.
Bruno is passionate about history, photography and start-ups. Co-creator of Genius Scan, Bruno is our team's expert in mobile development and computer vision. Bruno previously worked as an engineer at Amazon.com; he studied Engineering at Supélec and received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Jordan loves to code. He has been a web and mobile developer for 10 years. He is the developer of the popular Android app, 2Degrees Toolbox, and is also a co-founder of Notable, a real-time, collaborative, note-taking application. Jordan is graduating first in his class in Software Engineering from the University of Auckland.
Peter loves taking on new web projects that have a positive impact on the world. He studied Computer Science and East Asian Studies at Colby College, and previously interned as a mobile engineer at AOI Pro in Tokyo. He also worked on a computer vision app for microscopy image analysis of bacteria that cause cystic fibrosis.