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Founder of WhatsApp Inc.

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 Jan Koum Biography

Jan Koum cofounded WhatsApp, now the world's biggest mobile messaging service, in 2009. Facebook bought it for about $22 billion in cash and stock in 2014; Koum sits on Facebook's board. Born in the Ukraine, Koum and his mother immigrated to California when he was 16 and got an apartment through government assistance. She babysat, he swept floors to make ends meet. When she was diagnosed with cancer, they lived off her disability. He had a knack for computers and got a job working at Yahoo as a security and infrastructure engineer for nine years under Yahoo cofounder and billionaire David Filo, before leaving in 2007. In October 2014 Koum donated roughly $555 million of Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which provides grants for local needs, and has diverted some of the funds to several undisclosed causes. Between February and May 2016, Koum donated just over 6 million shares of Facebook to an undisclosed recipient.

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Jan Koum

Founder of WhatsApp Inc.

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Jan Koum Biography

Jan Koum cofounded WhatsApp, now the world's biggest mobile messaging service, in 2009. Facebook bought it for about $22 billion in cash and stock in 2014; Koum sits on Facebook's board. Born in the Ukraine, Koum and his mother immigrated to California when he was 16 and got an apartment through government assistance. She babysat, he swept floors to make ends meet. When she was diagnosed with cancer, they lived off her disability. He had a knack for computers and got a job working at Yahoo as a security and infrastructure engineer for nine years under Yahoo cofounder and billionaire David Filo, before leaving in 2007. In October 2014 Koum donated roughly $555 million of Facebook shares to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, which provides grants for local needs, and has diverted some of the funds to several undisclosed causes. Between February and May 2016, Koum donated just over 6 million shares of Facebook to an undisclosed recipient.

Jan Koum Videos

  • What's Up WhatsApp? - Two Years After the Big Deal (Jan Koum ...
  • Campus Lecture (Jan Koum, Founder of WhatsApp & Stefan ...
  • Interview with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum (April 2013) - YouTube

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  • Who is the agent for Jan Koum?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jan Koum 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 Jan Koum 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 Jan Koum or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jan Koum 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.

Jan Koum is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jan Koum for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Jan Koum generally travels from Mountain View, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Evan Spiegel, Travis Kalanick, Max Levchin, Jon Steinberg and Randi Zuckerberg. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jan Koum for an upcoming event.

Jan Koum Speaker Videos

  • What's Up WhatsApp? - Two Years After the Big Deal (Jan Koum ...
    Campus Lecture (Jan Koum, Founder of WhatsApp & Stefan ...
  • Interview with WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum (April 2013) - YouTube
    Fireside of Jan Koum (WhatsApp) and Martin Varsavsky (Fon) - 4 ...
  • What's Up WhatsApp? (Jan Koum, CEO at WhatsApp & David ...

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