Phil Haus

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Phil Haus
Born
Philip Arthur Hauspurg

New York
NationalityAmerican
Alma materDuke University
OccupationActor, entrepreneur
Known forPheed

Philip Arthur Hauspurg (professionally known as Phil Haus) is an American actor and entrepreneur based in Los Angeles.[1][2] Haus is best known as the co-founder of Pheed, a social networking app.[3][4]

Career[change | change source]

Phil Haus graduated from Duke University with a degree in Sociology & Theatre in 2008.[5] In 2011, Haus co-founded the social networking app Pheed along with OD Kobo.[6] Pheed was ranked the number 1 downloaded app in the Apple and Google Play.[7] In 2014, Pheed was acquired by Mobli Media Group for US$40 million, where Haus was appointed as Head of U.S. Operations.[8] He opened the Pheed House on Mulholland Drive, a content creation hub for artists with the help of Snoop Dogg and Miley Cyrus.[9] Notably, Haus also co-founded and led initial growth efforts for the Yo (app).[10][11]

Haus appeared in a leading role in Diego Hallivis Game Time (2011), TV Series Punk'd (2012) and Comedy Central Series Onion Sportsdome (2011). In 2017, Haus produced a film Curvature (2017), which was well received by audiences.[12]

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Credit Notes
2011 Game Time[13] Vance Halden Leading role
2012 Punk'd Himself Appeared in three episodes
2013 Darkroom [14] Himself Released in the UK as Dark House
2017 Curvature[15] Himself Executive producer

Personal Life[change | change source]

According to Duke Magazine, Haus married longtime girlfriend and fellow Duke University alumnus Jessica Young in 2014.[16]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Game Time synopsis and movie info". Tribute.ca. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. "Pheed: not your grandma's social network". Built In Los Angeles. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  3. Pozin, Ilya. "Vine Users Flock To Pheed". Forbes. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  4. "Mobli Media Acquires Content-Sharing Platform Pheed [Interview]". Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  5. "New app aims to transform social media | Duke magazine". dukemagazine.duke.edu. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  6. "Pheed App Bringing Pay-Per-View to Phones". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  7. "Pheed is feeding teens' thirst for social media". USA TODAY. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  8. Pozin, Ilya. "Launch To Exit In 18 Months: Pheed Acquired For $40M". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  9. "Large & In Charge: Eastern Consolidated's Peter Hauspurg". Commercial Observer. 25 June 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  10. Choudary, SangeetPaul. "Why A Stupid App Like Yo May Have Billion-Dollar Platform Potential". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-10-05.
  11. "What's Happened To ~$7 Million App 'Yo' Now That The Hype Has Died". Business Insider. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  12. "'Love, Simon': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  13. "Game Time DVD Review | The Other View - Entertainment site for gaming, movies, and technology". The-other-view. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  14. "Darkroom (2013)" (in Czech). Czech-Slovak Film Database. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  15. "'Curvature': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  16. "Duke Magazine Winter 2015". issuu. Retrieved 2017-10-14.

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