Jim Buckmaster Net Worth

Jim Buckmaster Net Worth $40 Million

In recent years, online media and advertising have replaced newspapers in the world's consciousness. Individuals such as Jim Buckmaster led the way in this transformation. Born on August 14, 1962, Jim Buckmaster studied at Virginia Tech and the University of Michigan. Native to Ann Arbor, Michigan, Buckmaster quickly rose in the field of computer programming. In 1999, he posted a resume onto Craigslist. 

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The founder, Craig Newmark, quickly recruited Buckmaster to do his cause. He started as the lead programmer for the site. Due to his influence, Craigslist presently contains multi-city architecture, self-posting abilities and search engines. 

By November of 2000, Jim Buckmaster was promoted to chief executive officer of Craigslist. Rather than throw in a bunch of advertisements or revenue generating items, Jim Buckmaster stuck to the original intent of Craigslist. It was due to his influence that Craig Newmark decided to set up the peace sign as a symbol of Craigslist. In addition to his computer programming and business work. Jim Buckmaster runs the Craigslist Charitable Fund. He has an estimated net worth of $40 million and is the executive producer for a show known as Craigslist TV. With $40 million, Jim is also one of the richest CEO's in the world. Since his installment as CEO, Jim Buckmaster has continued to work as the head of Craigslist. 

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