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|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Education||University of Southern California (B.S.)|
|Known for||Co-founding TeleSign and DoMyStuff.com|
Darren Berkovitz is an American digital entrepreneur and the co-founder of TeleSign and DoMyStuff.com. Berkovitz attended the University of Southern California (USC), where he studied business at USC Marshall School of Business. In 2005, Berkovitz, while he was a student at USC, cofounded an online security service company, TeleSign, that protects online websites and users. TeleSign obtained 49 million dollars in funding in 2009. In 2017, TeleSign was acquired for 230 million dollars by Belgacom ICS.
Berkovitz led Strong Webmail as the CEO. In 2009, as the CEO of Strong Webmail, Berkovitz challenged hackers to break into his email account to win $10,000. Researchers claimed they were able to hack Berkovitz's email.
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