Andy Kurtzig, CEO, Just Answer


Andy Kurtzig is the founder and CEO of JustAnswer. Kurtzig is an established entrepreneur with two successful acquisitions before founding JustAnswer. Kurtzig has been recognized as “One of the Bay Area's Most Admired CEOs” by the San Francisco Business Times and one of Goldman Sachs “Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs.”

Prior to JustAnswer, Kurtzig founded and later sold eBenefits, a cloud-based Human Resources application. eBenefits received funding from established venture capital firms NEA, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and WR Hambrecht. Before that, Kurtzig developed and sold ANSER, a software program for the newspaper industry, while still in college.

Kurtzig is also an angel investor, with successful investments including StubHub (acquired by eBay) and iLike (acquired by MySpace), and an active philanthropist, with a passion for finding a cure for juvenile diabetes.

Kurtzig holds a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley. When he’s not working, Kurtzig’s interests include spending time with his wife and his three children.

About JustAnswer

Founded in 2003, JustAnswer is the best way to talk to doctors, lawyers, vets, mechanics and more in minutes. We connect customers with verified Experts who provide reliable answers at any hour, democratizing professional services through real-time access to affordable assistance and expertise. Our mission is simple: we help people. JustAnswer is the premier question-and-answer site with more than 12,000 licensed Experts across more than 700 categories, 16 million paying customers spanning nearly 200 countries, and a Board that includes Charles Schwab.

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