Greg Pass is the founding Chief Entrepreneurial Officer at Cornell Tech, helping to start up the new campus.

Pass leads efforts to establish the culture and programs of Cornell Tech, including studio-based education, entrepreneurial curriculum and startup activities, student engagement with organizations and practitioners, and more. He also teaches several practicums, including Startup Ideas and Product Management.

A serial entrepreneur, Pass was most recently the CTO and VP of Engineering at Twitter, responsible for scaling the team and product during Twitter's early growth. Prior to Twitter, he was the co-founder and CTO at realtime search startup Summize, acquired by Twitter, the co-founder and CTO at image search startup ToFish, acquired by AOL, and was a System Architect at AOL for search products and technologies.

Pass is also an active advisor to startup companies and nonprofits, including Medium, Jelly, charity: water, and Rhizome.

He received a B.A. in Computer Science with a concentration in Cognitive Studies from Cornell University in 1997.


Product Studio

Credits 3.0

In Product Studio you and a team of your classmates will respond to a "Company Challenge" by developing, testing, and presenting a new product or business idea. Previous challenges have been posed by organizations as diverse as the Robin Hood Foundation, Uber, Weight Watchers and Bloomberg.