He was roommates with two of his Facebook co-founders at Harvard University, where he was an economics major.
He was the one who gave Facebook much of its architecture and developed its mobile-phone strategy.
He married Cari Tuna in 2013. His parents moved from Gainesville, Florida, to Ocala, Florida, where his father started a psychiatry practice.
He was played by Joseph Mazzello in The Social Network. Mazzello also played Tim Murphy in Jurassic Park, which was directed by Steven Spielberg.