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Ian Ippolito is a serial tech company founder and CEO. He is the creator of vWorker.com: a site which connected 150,000 employers and 350,000 remote workers around the world and made the process safe with money-back and payment guarantees. vWorker was named one of the “100 most innovative and brilliant companies" by Entrepreneur magazine, and was awarded the Inc. 5000 "Fastest growing private companies" award 4 years in a row. Ian started the company from an extra bedroom in his house and grew it to 15 employees and 11.1 million yearly revenue ($135 million total) before successfully selling and exiting in 2012 to Freelancer.com for an undisclosed price in the millions.
Before that, he created Planet Source Code, one of the 1st open-source websites on the Internet. It's currently home to millions of lines of code, hundreds of thousands of visitors a month, and winner of numerous awards including Best of the Planet People’s Choice Award, Microsoft Web Men Talking Award, Starting Point Hot Site. In his spare time he mentors entrepreneurs, supports Feeding America and enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, Elise, and their little baby boy.