Named by Inc Magazine as one of the Top 30 Entrepreneurs Under 30, Noah Horton is a fast rising Silicon Valley leader with a unique combination of business acumen and deep technical expertise. Noah most recently co-founded and served as the Chief Technical Officer of Involver, which he helped grow and sell to Oracle.
Prior to Involver, Noah held senior technical roles at several of the world's largest software companies, including Microsoft where he sat on the architecture committee for Windows Networking, and where he was recognized in the top 1% of employees. He has filed more than twenty patents and published work in the leading technical periodicals.
Noah's accomplishments began early in life. In second grade, he taught himself to program, and a few years later he started programming professionally, developing one of the first HTML page builders under a grant from the Knight Ridder Corporation. Noah went on to complete a double major in math and computer science at Willamette College, and thereafter held rapidly increasing technical roles at Sun, HP and Microsoft ranging from development to product management to architecture.
In 2007, Noah co-founded Involver, a large enterprise social media company serving more than one million businesses. Realizing the potential of social media for brands, Noah and his co-founder, Rahim Fazal, built a company and product set that won a variety of awards and was relied upon by many of the largest companies in the world including P&G, Nike, Facebook, and MTV. Involver was acquired by Oracle in 2012.
Currently, Noah is leading the integration of Involver's social capabilities into Oracle's portfolio across a number of verticals, including marketing, customer support, human capital management and commerce.
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