Jaan Tallinn

Jaan Tallinn, Curriculum Vitae (May 2012)

Professional experience:

2011-present: Personalized Medicine, co-founder. Responsible for technical architecture as well as overall strategy.

2005-present: Ambient Sound Investments, partner. Responsible for technical review of investment proposals.

2003-present: Skype, founding engineer. Responsible for the overall architecture and major components of core library that underlies Skype client functionality on all platforms.

2002: Joltid, senior software developer. Responsible for partly designing and implementing the peer-to-peer network system.

2000-2001: KaZaA, senior software developer. Responsible for partly designing and implementing the peer-to-peer network system.

1999-2000: Everyday.com, senior software developer. Responsible for partly designing and implementing the multilingual web portal.

1990-1999: Bluemoon Interactive, senior software developer. Participated in developing a number of computer games (Skyroads, Thunder Brigade, etc) and other software ranging from music editors to communications libraries for internet banking.

Other activities

Co-founder of Cambridge Project for Existential Risk (cser.org).

Member of Estonian President’s Academic Advisory Board (Mõttekoda)

Education

1990-2000 Tartu University, BSc in Theoretical Physics

Languages

fluent: Estonian, English

intermediate: Finnish

beginner: Russian, German, Japanese

Personal Information

Born: 14-Feb-1972 in Tallinn, Estonia

Citizenship: Estonia