A New CEO for Mitch Kapor's Foxmarks
Last Friday, BoomTown paid a visit to James Joaquin, who has just been officially appointed the new CEO of Foxmarks, the Mitch Kapor-backed start-up that makes a free bookmarking and password syncing add-on for the Firefox browser.
The San Francisco-based company had also has gotten $5 million in funding from Redpoint Ventures earlier this summer. Initially, Foxmarks had been founded and seed-funded by Kapor, the well-known tech entrepreneur, and also got an additional investment from First Round Capital.
With the arrival of Joaquin, Foxmarks is trying to move into a mode of carving out a business with its assets, including using its data and expanding beyond the Firefox browser.
Here is the video interview with Joaquin about all that and more: