Introducing ‘Jan Koum’ The Co Founder & CEO Of WhatsApp (Full Interview)
Introducing “Jan Koum” The Founder & CEO Of “WhatsApp”(Full Interview)
In this interview with StartupGrind at their “Global Conference, he talks about his humble beginnings on how he started Whatsapp and eventually selling the company to Facebook for $19 Billion USD
Jan Koum is the co-founder of “WhatsApp” along with his business partner “Brian Acton. Jan Koum was born Feb 24 1976 in the Ukraine…He is a computer programmer and a Ukrainian-American Inventor. He attended “San Jose State University” while working at Ernst & Young as a security tester.
When he left Ernst & Young, he went on to work at Yahoo as an infrastructure engineer for 9 years…While at Ernst & Young he met is future business partner Brian Acton.
After Jan Koum and his partner decided they didn’t want to work for anyone else anymore “WhatsApp Inc.” was incorporated on his Birthday Feb 24 1976…As of May 2016 his Net Worth was 9.7 Billion USD…Powerful…Magnate Lifestyle
WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware, cross-platform and end-to-end encrypted instant messaging application for smartphones. It uses the Internet to make voice calls, one to one video calls; send text messages, images, GIF, videos, documents, user location, audio files, phone contacts and voice notes to other users using standard cellular mobile numbers.
Company Description Source: Wikipedia.org/JanKoum