Jeff Bonforte – Sr. Vice President of Communication Products – Yahoo!
Jeff Bonforte is Senior Vice President of Communication Products at Yahoo. He leads the team responsible for Yahoo’s core communications products – Mail, Messenger, Groups, Calendar and Contacts. Jeff has 20 years of experience in internet and technology product development. A long-time entrepreneur, he has founded or led pioneering start-ups including i-drive, Gizmo5, and Xobni, which Yahoo acquired in 2013. Bonforte also previously worked at Yahoo as Vice President of Social Search and Vice President of Messenger. Bonforte is an active angel investor. Outside of the tech industry, he has over 400 skydives and is a partner and investor in Aston Martin Racing North America. Jeff earned his BA in Classical Civilizations from UCLA.