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WhatsApp’s Road to 1 Billion Users & $19 Billion Exit | Jan Koum (WhatsApp) @ Startup Grind Global Jan Koum is a Ukrainian-American internet inventor and computer programmer. He is the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application which was acquired by Facebook Inc. in February 2014 for USD $19 billion. He’s interviewed by Alex Fishman, co-founder of Bugsee, at Startup Grind Global 2017 in Silicon Valley.
Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet, responsible for the external matters of all of the holding company’s businesses, including Google Inc., advising their CEOs and leadership on business and policy issues. Eric joined Google in 2001 and helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. He served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer from 2001-2011, overseeing the company’s technical and business strategy alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Under his leadership […]
Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, trustee of theWikimedia Foundation, and executive fellow at the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley. Formerly, he was an advisor to the Motorola business unit of Google and chief evangelist of Apple. He is the author of The Art of the Start 2.0, The Art of Social Media,Enchantment, and ten other books. Guy has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from […]