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Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc.

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 David Sacks Biography

David is the Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc., the leading real-time communication platform for companies, groups and organizations worldwide. Yammer launch in September of 2008 and has now surpassed the 50,000 networks mark.

Prior to Yammer, David was involved in the internet space for ten years as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. David was PayPal's Chief Operating Officer and product leader, taking the company from startup to IPO and eventual sale to eBay for $1.5 billion.

Subsequently, he founded Geni.com, which is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, share, and preserve their lives. He also produced and financed the movie "Thank You For Smoking". He has a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Founder/CEO Yammer, Inc. September 2008 – Present (6 years) Yammer is the Enterprise Social Network, a secure solution for internal corporate communication and collaboration. Initially developed at Geni, Yammer was spun out into a new company after winning the TechCrunch50 conference in September 2008. Today, employees at over 100,000 businesses worldwide use Yammer, including most of the Global 2000. Yammer was acquired by Microsoft in July 2012 for $1.2 billion and is now a core part of its cloud/social strategy. Founder/CEO Geni, Inc. June 2006 – July 2009 (3 years 2 months) Geni.com is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, collaborate, and preserve their lives. With over 100 million people connected in one family tree, Geni is the leader in collaborative genealogy. In November 2012, Geni was acquired by MyHeritage to create the most complete offering in the genealogy space. I currently serve on the board of MyHeritage. Producer Thank You For Smoking 2003 – 2006 (3 years) Produced and financed the independent film THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, which was acquired and distributed by Fox Searchlight. Among other honors, the film was nominated for Best Picture in the comedy/musical category at the 2006 Golden Globes. PayPalCOO PayPal 1999 – 2002 (3 years) As Chief Operating Officer and PayPal's product leader, managed 700 employees, and built many of our key teams.

I was responsible for product management and design, sales and marketing, business development, international, customer service, fraud operations, and human resources functions at PayPal.

During my tenure, we grew payment volume from $0 to $500 million/month and revenue from $0 to $240 million/year. We beat eBay on its own platform, winning the auction payments space. We became the world's #1 financial website, from nothing. We introduced business accounts and made our users pay. We expanded into multiple currencies and over 80 countries. Finally, we successfully IPO'd and became a public company, before ultimately selling to eBay for $1.5 billion.

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Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc.

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David Sacks Biography

David is the Founder and CEO of Yammer Inc., the leading real-time communication platform for companies, groups and organizations worldwide. Yammer launch in September of 2008 and has now surpassed the 50,000 networks mark.

Prior to Yammer, David was involved in the internet space for ten years as an entrepreneur, executive and investor, starting with PayPal in 1999. David was PayPal's Chief Operating Officer and product leader, taking the company from startup to IPO and eventual sale to eBay for $1.5 billion.

Subsequently, he founded Geni.com, which is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, share, and preserve their lives. He also produced and financed the movie "Thank You For Smoking". He has a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Founder/CEO Yammer, Inc. September 2008 – Present (6 years) Yammer is the Enterprise Social Network, a secure solution for internal corporate communication and collaboration. Initially developed at Geni, Yammer was spun out into a new company after winning the TechCrunch50 conference in September 2008. Today, employees at over 100,000 businesses worldwide use Yammer, including most of the Global 2000. Yammer was acquired by Microsoft in July 2012 for $1.2 billion and is now a core part of its cloud/social strategy. Founder/CEO Geni, Inc. June 2006 – July 2009 (3 years 2 months) Geni.com is creating a family tree of the whole world, enabling millions of family members to connect, collaborate, and preserve their lives. With over 100 million people connected in one family tree, Geni is the leader in collaborative genealogy. In November 2012, Geni was acquired by MyHeritage to create the most complete offering in the genealogy space. I currently serve on the board of MyHeritage. Producer Thank You For Smoking 2003 – 2006 (3 years) Produced and financed the independent film THANK YOU FOR SMOKING, which was acquired and distributed by Fox Searchlight. Among other honors, the film was nominated for Best Picture in the comedy/musical category at the 2006 Golden Globes. PayPalCOO PayPal 1999 – 2002 (3 years) As Chief Operating Officer and PayPal's product leader, managed 700 employees, and built many of our key teams.

I was responsible for product management and design, sales and marketing, business development, international, customer service, fraud operations, and human resources functions at PayPal.

During my tenure, we grew payment volume from $0 to $500 million/month and revenue from $0 to $240 million/year. We beat eBay on its own platform, winning the auction payments space. We became the world's #1 financial website, from nothing. We introduced business accounts and made our users pay. We expanded into multiple currencies and over 80 countries. Finally, we successfully IPO'd and became a public company, before ultimately selling to eBay for $1.5 billion.

David Sacks Videos

  • David Sacks: Yammer as Enterprise Company - YouTube
  • David Sacks (Yammer) & Stewart Butterfield (Slack): Unicorns or Bust
  • New Sales Models - David Sacks, Founder and CEO of Yammer ...

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  • How much does it cost to book David Sacks?

    Booking fees for David Sacks, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire David Sacks, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for David Sacks?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like David Sacks for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book David Sacks for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent David Sacks or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for David Sacks or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

David Sacks is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book David Sacks for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. David Sacks generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Thiel, Max Levchin, Chad Hurley, Stewart Butterfield and Ron Conway. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling David Sacks for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • David Sacks: Yammer as Enterprise Company - YouTube
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