Marc Andreessen
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"Marc Lowell Andreessen" is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer. He is best known as coauthor of Mosaic (web browser)/Mosaic, the first widely used Web browser; as cofounder of Netscape Communications Corporation; and as cofounder and general partner of Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. He founded and later sold the software company Opsware to Hewlett-Packard. Andreessen is also a cofounder of Ning (website)/Ning, a company that provides a platform for social networking websites. He sits on the board of directors of Facebook, eBay, and HP, among others. A frequent keynote speaker and guest at Silicon Valley conferences, Andreessen is one of only six inductees in the World Wide Web Hall of Fame announced at the World Wide Web Conference 1/first international conference on the World Wide Web in 1994.

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