So the co-founder of the payment app Square Tristan O’Tierney, has just passed away at age 35(that so sad, he’s still so young). It was reported that he died of addiction-related causes last weekend in a florida hospital.
He left the company(Square) in 2013, eight years after coming to the Bay Area, where he also worked as a software engineer at Yahoo for nearly two years and worked briefly at Apple, VMware and Tapulous. According to his linkedln profile he has been working as a freelance photographer on recent years.
He was also the director of Mobile at a short-lived San Francisco-based company, Voteraide, that aimed to empower voters by enabling them to interact with candidates and elected officials as verified voters.