Gene is a Group Product Manager at Google, working on new ad products. Previously he was a founder at Bynamite, a startup focused on showing consumers what advertisers know about them. He was one of the first business executives at Linden Lab, makers of Second Life, where he provided leadership in a variety of areas during the company's growth from less than $2 million to a $100 million annual run rate,

including business and corporate development, international marketing, developer programs, finance, legal and human resources.

Gene received an A.B. degree from Princeton University and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.