Yes, I was a big math and computer geek, that's true. I was driven by the scholastic side of things. For me, it was all about what I could do with math and computers.
We're the most atypical Silicon Valley company you'll come across. We were founded by thirty something; we focused on business sustainability and revenue rather than getting big fast, we've been incognito almost all the time, we're mobile first, and we're global first.
My mom started an air-freight company; my grandmother built a golf course. I have a certain degree of entrepreneurial risk-taking in my family history. Maybe that eventually rubbed off on me a little bit.
It's not 100 per cent clear to me what's working about Snapchat.
Jon M. Chu
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