Mark Gorton net worth Wiki, Height, Biography, Wife, Children And Early Life

Mark Gorton net worth

Mark Gorton Net Worth: Mark Gorton is an American entrepreneur with a net worth of $10 million. Born on November 7, 1966, Mark Gorton is best known as the creator of LimeWire, a free, peer-to-peer, Java-based program that provides sharing of its libraries via DAAP (Digital Audio Access Protocol). LimeWire was subsequently embroiled in a lawsuit involving LimeWire’s damages to more than a dozen record labels.

Gorton is involved in several green lifestyle issues, especially those related to transportation. In 1999, he founded OpenPlans, a nonprofit organization developing GeoServer, a collaborative open source project that encourages green urban planning initiatives. In 2009, Gordon was named one of the “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing the World” by Utne Reader. He owns Tower Research Capital LLC, a financial services company he founded in 1998. Gorton holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Yale University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard University. He first worked as an electrical engineer at a division of Lockheed Martin, then moved into fixed income trading before starting the Lime Group on his own.

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