Noah Kagan

SUMO Group

Noah Kagan is an American Internet entrepreneur and the founder of AppSumo. In late 2005, Kagan joined Facebook as employee #30 where he served as product manager for eight months. He is notoriously known from being fired from Facebook and losing out now what would be worth 185 million worth of stock options. From here he joined as the director of marketing and employee #4 where he grew their userbase from zero to over 1,000,000 in less than a year.

After Mint, in June 2007, Kagan founded KickFlip, a payment company for social games. He worked on Gambit. In March 2010, Kagan founded AppSumo and Sumo Me which is an email marketing tool for website developers.

In January 2017, Kagan started a podcast: LIVE business challenge, case studies and unique interviews that grew audiences from 0 to 10k within a few months. He now runs a YouTube channel, personal blog called OKdork and a podcast where he teaches valuable lessons from his journeys.

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