Tech executive Jack Hidary is entering NYC mayoral race

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Jack Hidary, a wealthy and well-connected technology executive, is entering the already packed New York City mayoral race.

The 44-year-old, who’s dipping into his personal fortune to pay for his campaign, is expected to unveil his bid today.

Hidary struck it big in the in late 90’s when he founded EarthWeb, a matchmaking business for information industry companies and workers.