Recently, Chegg CEO and President Daniel L. Rosensweig ’83 was included among “The Silicon Valley 100” by The Business Insider SAI. The publication provided a compilation of the people who did the coolest things in Silicon Valley this year. Rosensweig was ranked 64.
Prior to joining Chegg, Rosensweig was president and CEO of Activision Blizzard’s Guitar Hero franchise. His accomplished professional life has been focused in media communications and Internet industries, including roles as Chief Operating Officer of Yahoo!, President of CNET, and CEO of ZDNET.
Throughout his career, Rosensweig, a member of the Colleges’ Board of Trustees, has created internship opportunities for HWS students to work directly with him and offered them job opportunities following graduation.
He dedicated the Rosensweig Learning Commons at HWS in 2008. He was a President’s Forum Series speaker this past spring.
During his time as a Hobart student, Rosensweig was a political science major, a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity, and studied abroad in London.
The list’s description of Rosensweig is below.
The Business Insider
Silicon Valley 100
February 2, 2012
# 64 Daniel Rosensweig
President and CEO, Chegg
Over at Chegg, a textbook rental service, former Yahoo exec Rosensweig raised a bunch of money and bought several companies in 2011.