Charlie Cheever

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Charlie Cheever
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Charlie Cheever, 2009
Born (1981-08-02) August 2, 1981 (age 37)[1]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Education Harvard College
Occupation co-founder of Quora

Charlie Cheever (born August 2, 1981)[1] is the co-founder, along with Adam D'Angelo, of Quora, an online knowledge market. He was formerly an engineer and manager at Facebook, where he oversaw the creation of Facebook Connect and the Facebook Platform.[2] Prior to Facebook Cheever was employed by in Seattle. He left the company to start Quora in June 2009.[1] He stepped down from active management of Quora in September 2012 but remains an advisor.[3]

Charlie Cheever is from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and still has family in the area. Charlie is a graduate of Harvard College with an B.A. in Computer Science and was a member of the Fly Club.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hempel, Jessi; Kowitt, Beth; Mangalindan, JP (July 9, 2010). "The smartest people in tech - Engineer runners-up: Cheever and D'Angelo (22)". Fortune Magazine. CNN. Archived from the original on September 12, 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Charlie Cheever at CrunchBase
  3. TechCrunch: Quora Co-Founder Charlie Cheever Steps Back From Day-To-Day Role At The Company