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Garrett Gee

Creator of the "Scan" App, Entrepreneur, Journalist

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 Garrett Gee Biography

Garrett Gee is the founder and creator of the "Scan" app. Gee claims that his idea for Scan was conceived when he received a smartphone for Christmas in 2009 and scanned a QR code. Gee said he wanted to create better web and mobile tools for working with QR codes, and then recruited fellow students Kirk Ouimet and Ben Turley to found the company and launch the first iOS application in a student competition at Brigham Young University (BYU) where they placed second. The trio pursued funding, with Gee meeting with investors while continuing as a student at BYU.

The application reached 1 million installs for iOS three months after it launched, and by March 2012 had reached over 10 million downloads in 77 countries for iOS and Android. By the end of 2012, Scan had been downloaded 25 million times and averaged 27 million scans per month. Gee claimed that “At its highest, it’s getting 85,000 [downloads] a day, and a bad day is 35,000 downloads a day.” In March, 2012, Scan had 9 employees

"Scan" is a privately held company headquartered in Provo, Utah, United States. The company was founded in January, 2011, and is privately owned and operated by Scan, Inc.Scan builds products and services related to 'scannable' items such as QR codes. Scan's products consist of mobile applications that consumers use for reading a variety of physical codes such as QR codes, NFC, and machine-recognizable images (Computer Vision). Scan’s website allows for the creation of QR codes as well as targeted codes that link to web destinations such as social network profiles, websites, and Scan-hosted personal pages. As of June 2013, Scan has raised $1.7MM in seed investment from Google Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership, Ludlow Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Troy Carter, Shervin Pishevar, Charles River Ventures, and Vikas Gupta.

The company launched its iOS application in February, 2011 and had received over 1 million installs three months later. After a year and a half, the application had been downloaded 10 million times. As of December, 2012, Scan reported 25 million downloads on the iOS and Android platforms. In 2014 Scan was purchased by Snapchat for $50 million.

Today, Gee, his wife, and two daughters are living abroad and traveling the world. Their adventures are being can be seen on thebucketlistfamily.com

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Garrett Gee

Creator of the "Scan" App, Entrepreneur, Journalist

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Garrett Gee Biography

Garrett Gee is the founder and creator of the "Scan" app. Gee claims that his idea for Scan was conceived when he received a smartphone for Christmas in 2009 and scanned a QR code. Gee said he wanted to create better web and mobile tools for working with QR codes, and then recruited fellow students Kirk Ouimet and Ben Turley to found the company and launch the first iOS application in a student competition at Brigham Young University (BYU) where they placed second. The trio pursued funding, with Gee meeting with investors while continuing as a student at BYU.

The application reached 1 million installs for iOS three months after it launched, and by March 2012 had reached over 10 million downloads in 77 countries for iOS and Android. By the end of 2012, Scan had been downloaded 25 million times and averaged 27 million scans per month. Gee claimed that “At its highest, it’s getting 85,000 [downloads] a day, and a bad day is 35,000 downloads a day.” In March, 2012, Scan had 9 employees

"Scan" is a privately held company headquartered in Provo, Utah, United States. The company was founded in January, 2011, and is privately owned and operated by Scan, Inc.Scan builds products and services related to 'scannable' items such as QR codes. Scan's products consist of mobile applications that consumers use for reading a variety of physical codes such as QR codes, NFC, and machine-recognizable images (Computer Vision). Scan’s website allows for the creation of QR codes as well as targeted codes that link to web destinations such as social network profiles, websites, and Scan-hosted personal pages. As of June 2013, Scan has raised $1.7MM in seed investment from Google Ventures, The Social+Capital Partnership, Ludlow Ventures, Naval Ravikant, Troy Carter, Shervin Pishevar, Charles River Ventures, and Vikas Gupta.

The company launched its iOS application in February, 2011 and had received over 1 million installs three months later. After a year and a half, the application had been downloaded 10 million times. As of December, 2012, Scan reported 25 million downloads on the iOS and Android platforms. In 2014 Scan was purchased by Snapchat for $50 million.

Today, Gee, his wife, and two daughters are living abroad and traveling the world. Their adventures are being can be seen on thebucketlistfamily.com

Garrett Gee Videos

  • Garrett Gee - The Story of Scan - YouTube
  • Garrett Gee: Co-Founder of Scan - YouTube

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  • How to book Garrett Gee?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Garrett Gee for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Garrett Gee, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Garrett Gee or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Garrett Gee?

    Booking fees for Garrett Gee, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Garrett Gee, 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 Garrett Gee?

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

Garrett Gee is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Garrett Gee for your event is available upon request. Garrett Gee generally travels from Provo, UT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Travis Kalanick, Hiroki Takeuchi, Jim Boykin, Rohan Gilkes and Sangeet Paul Choudary. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Garrett Gee for an upcoming event.

Garrett Gee Speaker Videos

  • Garrett Gee - The Story of Scan - YouTube
    Garrett Gee: Co-Founder of Scan - YouTube

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