David Karp is the founder of Tumblr.com and is one of the internet's most influential individuals.

Karp grew up in New York's Upper West Side and attended Bronx Sciene before dropping out to work in the internet business. By the time he was seventeen, he had moved to Tokyo, Japan and began working as chief technology officer for New York's message based board UrbanBaby.com. He discovered "tumbleoging", or short form blogging (no more than a sentence long) when he was 19 and launched a site when no other platforms had been set up.

The simplistic set up has made Karp's site among the top of the networking sites. Although Tumblr has been successful, Karp has remained humble and continues to build on his vision for the site, which is to be easy to use and available for everyone to be a part of.

Currently, he lives in an apartment in Manhattan on W71st Street. He has a girlfriend, a Drexel University graduate, who lives in Long Island. In addition to his Tumblr site, he has his own website davidslog.com.

Tumblr Fashion Photo Showcase | Thursday September 5, 2013

david karp in Tumblr Fashion Photo Showcase
david karp in Tumblr Fashion Photo Showcase
david karp in Tumblr Fashion Photo Showcase
david karp in Tumblr Fashion Photo Showcase

GE at SXSW Interactive Austin | Saturday March 9, 2013

david karp in GE at SXSW Interactive Austin
david karp in GE at SXSW Interactive Austin

Rock for locks of love | Saturday September 18, 2010

david karp in Rock for locks of love
David Karp

The Webby Awards AfterParty | Tuesday June 15, 2010

david karp in The Webby Awards AfterParty

2010 Webutante Ball | Tuesday June 8, 2010

david karp in 2010 Webutante Ball
david karp in 2010 Webutante Ball

Fashion Night Out | Thursday September 10, 2009

david karp in Fashion Night Out
david karp in The Blend Featuring Weardrobe and Market Publique Party

Stephs Birthday | Friday April 3, 2009

david karp in Stephs Birthday
david karp in Stephs Birthday
david karp in Stephs Birthday
David Karp, Stephanie Wei

Tumblr's SXSW Party | Tuesday March 17, 2009

david karp in Tumblr's SXSW Party
david karp in GofG / Williams PR Paris Fashion Week II
david karp in GofG / Williams PR Paris Fashion Week II

Know Your Meme | Tuesday February 24, 2009

david karp in Know Your Meme

Ignite III | Tuesday February 24, 2009

david karp in Ignite III

Next New Networks Party | Tuesday February 10, 2009

david karp in Next New Networks Party

ROFLCON Afterparty | Sunday January 25, 2009

david karp in ROFLCON Afterparty
david karp in ROFLCON Afterparty

The Last Media Meshing | Friday December 12, 2008

david karp in The Last Media Meshing
david karp in Ricky and Josh's Christmas Party
david karp in Caroline McCarthy And Scott Kidder's Birthday Party
david karp in Caroline McCarthy And Scott Kidder's Birthday Party
david karp in Caroline McCarthy And Scott Kidder's Birthday Party
david karp in Caroline McCarthy And Scott Kidder's Birthday Party
david karp in Caroline McCarthy And Scott Kidder's Birthday Party
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