Jason Citron is the CEO and co-founder of Discord which is an instant messaging and VoIP social platform which allows communication through voice calls, video calls, text messaging, and media and files. Discord employs 600 people globally, in March 2022.
He was the founder of both Guildwork, another social gaming network and OpenFeint, a social gaming platform for mobile games, alongside Stanislav Vishnevskiy. Citron used the US$104 million he received from the sale of OpenFeint to GREE in 2011 to launch the game production company Hammer & Chisel in 2012.
His impressive net worth!
Jason Citron had stated earlier in the month he was not thinking about taking the company public. Discord had reported $130 million in 2020 revenues, triple from the prior year and had an estimated valuation of $15 billion.
In September 2021, the business was able to receive fresh investments totaling $500 million. In November 2021, Citron shared Discord mockups centred around the proposed Web3 principles, complete with integrated cryptocurrency and non-fungible token support. This drew criticism from Citron’s user base.
Age Of Discord Co-Founder Jason
Jason age is 37 years, as of 2024. He began playing with gaming consoles like the Nintendo NES, at the age of 5. He he had taught himself coding languages and developed a simple video game using QBasic, by the age of 13. He co-founded Discord alongside Stan Vishnevskiy, at the age of 28, in 2015.
Instant messaging platform: Discord
Discord is a communication platform that was first released on May 13, 2015. It is the 35th most visited website in the world with 23.42% of its traffic coming from the United States. It s available in 30 different languages.
It is developed by Discord Inc. and is available on various operating systems including Windows, macOS, Android, iOS, iPadOS, Linux, and web browsers. The platform incorporates a game controller icon in its interface. It is written in TypeScript with React for the client side and uses Elixir, Python, Rust, C++, and Electron for the server and web client respectively.
Jason Citron Wife
Jason Citron is not married. He is unmarried and concentrating on expanding his business. Discord is centered around managing communities.