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Jan Koum (Ukrainian: Ян Кум; born February 24, 1976) is a Ukrainian American entrepreneur and computer programmer. He is the co-founder and was the CEO of WhatsApp.
|Alma mater||San Jose State University (dropped out)|
|Known for||Co-founded WhatsApp with Brian Acton in 2009|
|Net worth||US$9.9 billion (January 15, 2021)|
Early life and career[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Jan Koum". www.topionetworks.com. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
- "Forbes profile: Jan Koum". Forbes. Retrieved January 15, 2021.
- youtube. "WhatsApp Founder Jan Koum's Jewish Rags-to-Riches Tale". The Forward. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
- Rowan, David. "WhatsApp: The inside story". Wired UK. ISSN 1357-0978. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
- Olson, Parmy. "Exclusive: The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into Facebook's New $19 Billion Baby". Forbes. Retrieved May 2, 2021.