Jan Koum
#92501 Overall Influence

Jan Koum

Ukrainian-born American entrepreneur, co-founder of WhatsApp


Why is this person notable and influential?

Jan Koum is a Ukrainian American billionaire entrepreneur and computer programmer. He is the co-founder and was the CEO of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application which was acquired by Facebook Inc. in February 2014 for US$19.3 billion.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?
San José State University
San José State University

Public university located in San Jose, California, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

How’s this person influential?
#2095 World Rank #1097 USA Rank
#2645 World Rank #1215 USA Rank
Computer Science
#12614 World Rank #3586 USA Rank