Adam D’Angelo is the current CEO of Quora. He co-founded the question-and-answer website in 2009 with former Facebook employee Charlie Cheever. D’Angelo served as Quora’s first CEO until 2014, when he stepped down to become the company’s CTO. He returned to the CEO role in 2016.
D’Angelo is a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and the California Institute of Technology, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. Prior to co-founding Quora, D’Angelo worked as a software engineer at Facebook from 2004 to 2008.
Under D’Angelo’s leadership, Quora has grown to become one of the world’s most popular question-and-answer websites, with over 300 million monthly visitors. The site has been praised for its high-quality content and its community of experts, who provide answers to a wide range of questions.
D’Angelo is a member of the board of directors of OpenAI, a non-profit research company that promotes friendly artificial intelligence. He is also a co-founder of Edge.org, a website that publishes essays and interviews on a variety of topics.