Daniel Raffel

Daniel Raffel
Co-founder, CEO, Heavy Bits

Website | @danielraffel

Daniel Raffel is CEO and co-founder of Heavy Bits. He is actively developing a new mobile service.

Before founding Heavy Bits he worked at Yahoo where he served as the Product Manager that helped create Pipes, a web based composition tool to aggregate, manipulate, and mashup content from around the web. During his tenure at Yahoo, Daniel contributed to launching Yahoo Messengers VoIP product. He also lead the effort to add 3rd party authentication across the entire Yahoo network.

In another life, Daniel co-founded two record labels Lucky Kitchen and Apartment B. He has performed live under various aliases at venues around the world and has released recordings on over a dozen labels. In yet another life, Daniel’s passion for food led him to pursue a culinary degree which culminated in a stint as a chef in the kitchen of Thomas Keller’s NYC restaurant per se.


Product 2002
Daniel Raffel (Heavy Bits), Michael Sharon (Facebook), Jeff Bonforte (Xobni), Jess Lee (Polyvore)
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