Jason Tan started his love of tech back in middle school, when his Dad showed in the wonders 0f connectivity through dial up internet. After taking some beginner programming classes in high school, and graduating with a CS degree from the University of Washington, he found himself drawn to crating powerful abstractions within software, to produce outcomes for users. Though previously a hardcore video gamer – playing such well known games like Diablo 2 & 3, he has since moved on to dabble in freestyle rapping & singing. And in 2006 post college, he worked for startups in Seattle, like Zillow and Optify. Finally, in 2011, he moved to San Francisco to start his current company and go through Y Combinator. Through some discovery, he figured out that a large area ripe for innovation and disruption was fraud. He then set out to build Sift, a product to power digital trust and safety, empowering companies to unlock revenue without risk.
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