Co-Founder, CEO

Darrell Silver

Darrell Silver

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Darrell Silver is co-founder and CEO of Thinkful, a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. Measuring his company’s success alongside student success, he believes strongly in experiential learning and is wildly driven to explore things that make him curious.

Prior to founding Thinkful, Darrell founded Perpetually.com, the web archiving service that sold to Dell in 2012.  He started his career in quantitative trading at The Clinton Group, where he honed his leadership skills and built the company’s first automated stock trading algorithms, while also running Asia trade execution.

Darrell graduated from Columbia University with a BA in Art History and a minor in Computer Science. He is a New York native who believes jargon should be outlawed, enjoys skiing,  amatuer photography and was married in October 2017.