Mark Gorton Net Worth is$10 Million
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Date of Birth: 1966

Mark Howard Gorton is an American entrepreneur with a net worth of $10 million. Mark Gorton obtained his net worth by creating Lime Group which owns LimeWire, a file sharing service based in New York, Lime Brokerage LLC, Tower Research Capital LLC, and LimeMedical LLC. Gorton was born in New York. In 2010 LimeWire shut its doors because of copyright infringement.
Mark Howard Gorton (born November 7, 1966[unreliable source?][citation needed]) is the creator of LimeWire, a peer-to-peer file sharing client for the Java Platform, and chief executive of the Lime Group. Lime Group, based in New York, owns LimeWire as well as Lime Brokerage LLC (a stock brokerage), Tower Research Capital LLC (a hedge fund), and LimeMedical LLC (a medical software company).
Gorton has been a key figure in Arista Records LLC v. Lime Group LLC.
Gorton is involved in various green lifestyle issues especially those having to do with transportation. At one point, Gorton was the single largest supporter of Transportation Alternatives, the New York City-based advocacy group for pedestrians, cyclists, and public transit. In 1999 he founded OpenPlans, a non-profit organization that developed GeoServer, a collaborative open source project encouraging green urban planning initiatives. In 2009 Utne Reader named Gorton one of "50 visionaries who are changing your world".
In 2005 Gorton backed The New York City Streets Renaissance Campaign (NYSCR). Two of the best known projects of NYSCR are Streetsblog and Streetfilms.
Gorton owns Tower Research Capital LLC, a financial services firm he started in 1998, which trades through its affiliate, Lime Brokerage LLC. Prior to that he spent 4 1/2 years in the proprietary trading department of Credit Suisse First Boston (now Credit Suisse).
Gorton holds a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering from Yale University, a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from Harvard University. He began his career as an electrical engineer for Martin Marietta (now part of Lockheed Martin), and, following his interests in business, entered the world of fixed-income trading at Credit Suisse First Boston prior to going out on his own and launching the Lime Group of companies.

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LimeWire Founder Mark Gorton Fails In Attempt To Hide His Wealth

At a trial next month to determine how much LimeWire owes record companies for infringing copyrighted songs on its file-sharing platform, the plaintiffs will get a chance to investigate LimeWire founder Mark Gorton's net worth and whether he attempted to ...
Posted: April 25, 2011, 1:39 am

Even Immigrant Managers Fear Brexit These Days

“It’s getting worse and worse. We just can’t find people,” said Mark Gorton, the company’s co-founder. “They’re just not there to recruit.” Gorton says he and his staff talk about trying to hire more Brits at their weekly ...
Posted: July 25, 2017, 9:00 pm

Mark Gorton to keynote Oregon Active Transportation Conference

Mark Gorton, the founder of OpenPlans and the influential advocacy media empire Streetsblog, will deliver the keynote speech at the Oregon Active Transportation Summit next month. The Summit takes place in Salem on April 24-25th and the agenda feature a ...
Posted: March 13, 2013, 2:19 pm

LimeWire Founder Mark Gorton Downloads UWS Townhouse for $7.55M

It has been six years since LimeWire, the music-downloading service was forced to shutter down amidst lawsuits and such from the record industry, but the filesharing service’s founder, Mark Gorton, has done very well for himself ever since. After a ...
Posted: May 3, 2016, 8:52 am

EXCLUSIVE: Concerns over "questionable integrity" of high-ranking Merseyside inspector and junior colleague

The ECHO can today reveal bosses’ long-running fears over the “questionable integrity” of Insp Mark Gorton and PC David Woods. But both men remain employed following an internal probe by the force’s anti-corruption unit because there is not enough ...
Posted: September 28, 2014, 11:53 pm
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