Speakers

Joseph Essas

Joseph Essas

Position

CTO

Company

OpenTable

Description

Joseph is responsible for the development, operation, and growth of OpenTable’s products, driving collaboration and engineering initiatives to ensure that OpenTable’s hardware and software solutions continue to exceed the expectations of diners and restaurants. He brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, and has led our team of engineers and technologists since 2012. Prior to joining OpenTable, Joseph was the CTO for eHarmony, the Vice President of Engineering at Yahoo!, and technologist at Overture, Idealab, and tickets.com. He currently serves as a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital. Joseph studied at Jerusalem College of Technology.