r | p 2006: YouTube: From Concept to Hypergrowth - Jawed Karim
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Less than two years after launch, YouTube has become one the most-visited destinations on the web. With more than 100 million videos served daily, it may be the fastest-growing entertainment website iShow more
n the history of the World Wide Web. Jawed Karim will explain the thought process and the events that led to the development of YouTube. Jawed Karim is the co-founder of the popular video sharing website YouTube. Karim attended the University of Illinois from 1997 until 2000, when he joined PayPal to become one of its first developers. He completed his remaining credits at UofI by correspondence and received a B.S. in CS in 2004. In 2005 Karim co-founded YouTube with two friends, co-developing the concept and product, and raising money from Sequoia Capital. He subsequently acted as an advisor to the company and is a graduate student in computer science at Stanford University and an investor in early-stage startups. Jawed has a long history with ACM and Reflections Projections at UIUC. As a student in 1998, he presented a conference talk, "Practical Graphics Programming," and in 1999, his team placed 2nd in MechMania. For more information, please visit www.jawed.com.