Wednesday April 8, 2:00PM
Pound Hall Room 100, Harvard Law School (Map)
RSVP Requested (firstname.lastname@example.org) or on Facebook
This event will be webcast live at 2:00 PM ET
Submit questions live to: http://cyber.harvard.edu/questions/Couchsurfing
Daniel Hoffer, Founder and Chairman of CouchSurfing, will be interviewed by Berkman Faculty Co-Director and Professor of Law Jonathan Zittrain.
CouchSurfing is a worldwide network for making connections between travelers and the local communities they visit.
Daniel Hoffer has been working with online communities and the Internet since 1990, when he ran an online Bulletin Board System (BBS) and created a statewide educational program in Massachusetts to connect physically disabled patients with elementary and high school students online.
Daniel first worked closely with CouchSurfing co-founders Casey Fenton and Sebastien Letuan in 1999 at Fuxito Worldwide, a venture-backed international soccer website he co-founded. Since then, Daniel has worked full-time as a management consultant, in corporate strategy at NEC Corporation, and in sales and marketing at Siebel Systems, in marketing at Sibel Systems and in product management at Symantec.