Top Mobile Developes Under 30

Mobile app developers under 30We saw some very big names and very big companies on FierceWireless’ list of the “most popular people in wireless.” But Forbes’ “30 Under 30: Games & Apps” list has some more names you’ll want to keep an eye on. Here are some of the people Forbes pegged for apps:

Nick D’Aloisio: A Thiel fellow, he recently launched Summly, an iPhone app that automatically aggregates and summarizes the news. He’s already struck content deals with the likes of News Corp.

Peter Deng: One of the key behind-the-scenes guys heading core Facebook applications such as Messages, Groups, Photos and Events.

Suhail Doshi: In three years, Doshi built Mixpanel into a real-time mobile and web analytics alternative to older firms like Omniture.

Stephen Espinosa: His startup AppStack creates mobile websites and mobile ads to get small-medium sized businesses more customers.

Carly Gloge & Isaac Squires: Toy company making “smart” stuffed animals that run with iPhone or iPod touch inside them using the company’s app.

 Joe Green: Previously was founder of popular Facebook app Causes.com, which raised $40 million for nonprofits from 150 million users.

Zain Jaffer: Created Vungle, a mobile video ad company launched in June, and already reaching 50M+ people per month, and working with Amazon, Hotels.com and Priceline.

Apoorva Mehta: Started Y Combinator startup Instacart, an app which delivers groceries to people via a network of drivers.

Jesse Pickard: Created Mindsnacks, which makes popular gamified educational apps for learning languages and SAT questions.

Bart Stein& Robby Stein: These two former Googlers created Stamped, an app for collecting favorite books, movies and the like, which was acquired by Yahoo this year.

Kevin Systrom: Systrom sold Instagram to Facebook in a deal that was valued at $1 billion. Systrom and cofounder Mike Krieger had just launched it 16 months earlier.

Sujay Tyle: Started Harvard at 15, left for a Thiel Fellowship, now heads business development at Scopely, a mobile gaming startup headed by former adsense cofounder Eytan Elbaz.

Brian Wong: Mobile rewards startup boasts clients including Pepsi, Best Buy and Disney.

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