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Chris Poole AKA Moot was voted Time Magazine's Most Influential Person of the Year in 2009 and founded websites 4Chan and Canvas. These sites fostered the creation of memes and viral videos such as LOLCATS and RickRolling.
4Chan has over 7 million monthly contributors, and is the largest active forum in the United States. In 2010 Poole was a featured speaker at the TED Conference and has been profiled by TIME, CNN, The Washington Post and Technology Review.
Poole got $625k in Seed funding to start Canv.as, a new image-sharing platform that is an updated 4Chan and is also anonymous.
Christopher Poole aka 'moot'
Job Title: Video Creator
ROFLCON: Solo Panel
Notable For: Creating http://www.4chan.org http://www.canv.as
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