#27719 Overall Influence

Jim Buckmaster

American businessman


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Jim Buckmaster is an American computer programmer who has been the CEO of Craigslist since 2000.Early life Buckmaster was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated with a bachelor's from Virginia Tech and attended medical school at the University of Michigan. However, he dropped out in 1986, citing a lack of interest. He remained a student for the next ten years by taking at least one class for credit, therefore maintaining certain student privileges like gym access. During this time, he audited classics courses, did data entry, and eventually taught himself how to code.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Virginia Tech

University with the main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia

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How’s this person influential?
#4982 World Rank