Rufus Griscom co-founded Babble with his wife, Alisa Volkman, in December 2006. Prior to that, Rufus co-founded Nerve.com in 1997 and served as the website’s first editor and CEO. In the decade that followed, Rufus grew Nerve Media into a profitable website and online dating business, in the process spinning off Spring Street Networks, an online dating technology company that was acquired in 2005. Rufus serves as an advisor to several New York-based internet companies and sporadically updates his blog, Moments in Succession. Rufus graduated from Brown University in 1991 and has three sons, Declan, Grey, and Rye, with his wife, Alisa.