Name: Richard Bloom
Previous companies: Hearst, UGO Networks, 5min Media, AOL, Simpson Thacher, Hogan Lovells
RICH BLOOM, currently the chief operating officer for Onswipe, grew up in Princeton, New Jersey. The Internet boom was just beginning to blossom when he graduated from college, but he never really considered it and decided to pursue a law degree instead. His legal career, which he spent at the New York City law firms Simpson Thacher and Hogan Lovells, was focused primarily on the world of technology and news media. But eventually, Bloom moved away from the legal realm into partnership roles and made the transition to the BD side of the technology industry. ...