Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom (@kevin) is the CEO and co-founder of Instagram, a social-networking platform that was acquired by Facebook in 2012. Instagram has grown into a global community of over 1 billion and a family of apps including Instagram, IGTV, Direct, Boomerang, Layout, and more. The company’s mission is to bring you closer to the people and things you love.

Kevin is responsible for the Instagram’s overall vision and strategy as well as day-to-day operations. Under his leadership, Instagram has launched dozens of products including video, live, direct messaging, creative tools, Stories and IGTV. The company has grown to more than 800 employees with a campus in Menlo Park, new offices in New York City, and a new headquarters in San Francisco.

Prior to founding Instagram, Kevin graduated from Stanford University with a BS in Management Science & Engineering. He also serves on the management team at Facebook, and on the board of KCRW.

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