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Kevin Systrom: Founded the world’s largest photo sharing website.



Kevin Systrom was born on 30th December 1983 at Holliston, Massachusetts. He is one of the co-founders behind the mobile app known as Instagram. Kevin is a renowned Entrepreneur, programmer and code developer.

He went to Middlesex School, Concord for his schooling and there he first came to knew about computer programming. His interest for programming grew older and when he started to play DOOM 2.

To prank on his friends he invented a messenger account that looks like an account has been hacked. In 2006 he got his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in Management Science and Engineering. In Stanford University he was chosen among 12 students to take part of the Mayfield Fellows Program. As he was working in an internship with Odeo, later the program is now known as Twitter.

Career of Kevin

At the starting, Kevin was working for Google as Associative Production Market Manager; He worked there for two years. Leaving Google he joined Burbn but in the later stage, Kevin with few others knew that Burbn has a lot of features. For people, these features would be a burden. Kevin left Burbn and started to work on photo sending and receiving the app. In 2010 Kevin with Mike Krieger stated Instagram in San Francisco California. In the beginning of Second quarter of 2012 Instagram was purchased by Facebook for the price of $1 billion. Still, now Kevin looks after Instagram which has to contain more features than just photo app.

Kevin Systrom’s Parents

Douglas Systrom is the proud father of Kevin. He used to work for TJX Company in the post of Human Resource Vice President. Douglas is a very simple person with basic needs. Diane Systrom is the loving mother of Kevin. She is the one who influenced Kevin for programming. Diane started to work with and later worked with Zipcar.

At her working periods, she had influenced many people to look programming technology as a boom. Along with his mother, Kevin was learning much more about programming. Diane is one of the most cheerful people with lots of energy and good personality.

Kevin Systrom’s Wife

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