Snapchat CEO visits Pakistan on Mobilink invitation

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STAFF REPORT LHR: Mobilink has recently hosted the first ever visit of Evan Spiegel, CEO of SnapChat to the sub-continent. Evan, who recently was declared as the most influential new media figure under the age of 30 of the year 2014, was invited by Mobilink as a means to share knowledge about international trends in data and app development with students and professionals in Pakistan.

Evan Spiegel is an American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded the mobile application Snapchat along with Reggie Brown and Robert Murphy and is CEO of the company.

According to a recent valuation, his company is worth around 10 billion dollars with more than 100 million people using his app.

During his two-day visit Evan met with Mobilinks data and marketing teams. Mobilink also arranged Evans visit to National University of Science and Technology (NUST) for an interactive session with students, entrepreneurs and young professionals.

Evan shared his experiences from international markets with focus on their implementation in Pakistan.

“We are delighted for hosting Evan Spiegel on his visit to Pakistan. We are aiming at encouraging a culture of entrepreneurship among youth who have a lot of potential to become the future digital entrepreneurs,” said Jeffrey Hedberg, President and CEO Mobilink.


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Published in: Volume 05 Issue 47

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