Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 9:00:00 PM , ,


LIVESTREAM: Fireside chat with Bret Taylor (Quip CEO + former Facebook CTO)

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Join us for a free LIVESTREAM fireside chat, direct from Silicon Valley to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week:

A respected software engineer and executive with an impressive history of building widely used and loved products, Bret Taylor is the co-founder and CEO of Quip, A Salesforce Company. Quip is a productivity platform for teams that combines docs, spreadsheets, and communication all in one to help teams get work done faster and smarter. Prior to founding Quip, Bret served as the CTO of Facebook and saw the company through its successful IPO in 2012. Credited with the invention of the original "Like" button, Bret joined Facebook in 2009 after it acquired his social networking company, FriendFeed. Prior to FriendFeed, Bret was at Google, where he co-created Google Maps and the Google Maps API.

Bret is a member of Twitter's board of directors. He graduated from Stanford University in 2003 with a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science and now lives in the Bay Area.


9:00 pm Livestream: Fireside Chat with Bret Taylor


Bret Taylor - Quip (Co-founder + CEO)

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