Walter Chen is the co-creator of the startup iDoneThis, which is an email-based productivity log (and on the lists for “startups to watch.”) He was a lawyer at Jenner & Block, and also served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Detroit, Michigan. He studied law at Michigan and computer science and mathematics at Cornell. His hometown is College Station, Texas, home of the Fightin’ Texas Aggies.
Have you heard the story of how United Airlines lost a ten-year-old and didn’t care? Phoebe Klebahn was flying United, as an unaccompanied minor, from San Francisco to Grand Rapids to get to her summer camp.
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