Joseph Essas is a Venture Partner at FirstMark Capital and the Chief Technology Officer of OpenTable. Joseph previously served as the CTO of eHarmony.com and was a Vice President of Engineering of Yahoo!. He has over 16 years of experience in the information technology industry in various high-tech management positions such as Chief Technology Officer, chief architect, and vice president of engineering. Mr. Essas held several senior positions in technology companies including Overture, Idealab and Tickets.com.
Joseph is an alumnus of the Jerusalem College of Technology.