“Instead of asking someone for their Snapchat or Instagram, or whatever platform they have, you can get your information with one clean phrase, ‘What’s your Duffeltag?’ [and smooth] out the awkwardness of connecting with people.”
Coburn would have graduated in 2013, but he chose to leave BC three months before his expected graduation.
Tom Coburn, CEO of Jebbit, is the semifinalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award. The winner will be announced on June 23 at a gala event at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
The young team at Jebbit values a sense of community that manifests itself in a number of ways inside and outside of the office.
Tom Coburn and Jonathan Lacoste earned recognition for their startup Jebbit after founding it at BC, honored in Forbes’ 2015 “30 Under 30” List.