Jack Sharkey

Co-Founder at Whop

Jack Sharkey is a Co-Founder at Whop. Jack was previously an Independent App Developer, creating multiple iOS apps including Know Snow and CTSports. Jack also created a Chrome Extension for Staples High School called the SHS All in One.

In August 2016, they became a Founder at Smart Scooter and imported 3 dozen “hover boards." These were marketed, sold, and distributed to clients within their town as well as out of the state.

Jack then interned as a Software Developer at Loeb.nyc in July 2018 before interning as a Software Engineer at Kitchen Brains in May 2018. Jack was also a Lead Developer at Know Snow from May 2017 to June 2018. Know Snow is a mobile app that provides school closing chances for Connecticut based on the likelihood of snow. The app uses a unique formula combined with meteorological analysis to calculate the odds of a delay, early dismissal or closing for each individual town out to 3 days. In 2014 the app had an accuracy rate of 84%. Know Snow has been featured on CNBC, 99.5 The Fox, The CT Post, and News 12 CT, has more than 15,000 downloads, and is now listed at number 19 for Top Free Weather Apps in the App Store.

Jack Sharkey's educational career includes a Bachelor of Science and Arts from The University of Texas at Austin in Computer Science and Business, as well as Staples High School.


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