You Should Know: Shutterstock Founder Jon Oringer

by guestofaguest · November 27, 2014

Jon Oringer

Jon Oringer, the CEO and Founder of Shutterstock, became NYC's first tech billionaire thanks to the soaring success of his stock photo service.  Jon's genius has allowed him the opportunity to be featured on CNBC's "Mad Money," to give the Columbia University Engineering SEAS Class of 2014's graduation address, to be featured on, and much more.

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Occupation: Founder/CEO of Shutterstock Instagram/Twitter: @jonoringer

"Take lots of calculated risks."

Jon Oringer Questionnaire

What do you actually do all day? Sell lots of images.

Favorite song growing up? The Chronic

My biggest secret is... Can't tell you.

Why do you live in NYC? Why would I live anywhere else?

Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? Uber

My motto is... Take lots of calculated risks.

My alter ego is... Juan

The last drink I had was... Coconut water.

My secret crush is... Still a secret.

What was your first job? Mowing the lawn

If you had one day left to live in NYC what would you do? Hide in AIRE with 20 friends.

Coming from? Going to? West Village to ESB

What is your favorite work of art? An Andreas Gursky

Who should we know? Andreas Gursky