Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan “Nate” Blecharczyk is an American billionaire businessman. He is the co-founder and chief strategy officer of Airbnb, and chairman of Airbnb China. Blecharczyk was also the company’s first chief technology officer.

  • Nathan Blecharczyk cofounded peer-to-peer room and home rental company Airbnb with Joe Gebbia and Brian Chesky in 2008.
  • Blecharczyk, who is chief strategy officer, was the company’s first engineer.
  • Airbnb now operates in over 100,000 cities in 191 countries. With 7 million listings worldwide, it has rented to 500 million guests and counting.