CEO & Founder // Twitch.tv
Emmett Shear is an Internet entrepreneur and investor. He is the founder and CEO of Twitch, the world’s leading video streaming platform and community for gamers with more than 45 million monthly viewers. He’s a part-time partner at venture capital firm Y Combinator, where he advises fledgling startups on product and strategy. Shear also is a co-founder of Justin.tv, a general purpose live streaming site, and Kiko Software, the first AJAX-based online calendar. Shear graduated from Yale University in 2005 with a degree in computer science.