Instagram is killing it. The photo-sharing behemoth has topped 600 million users, with the most recent 100 million joining in the last year. Plus, the company now has more than 1 million active advertisers, building on Facebooks already-dominant advertising business.
But there is also a question of whether Instagram can continue iterating in a unique way? Or if it even needs to?
When I sit down with Kevin Weil on stage at Disrupt NY, well be talking about all of this and much more.
Weil oversees consumer and monetization products at Instagram, which puts him in the perfect position to get into the nitty gritty of both the outward-facing product and the business.
Kevin Weil is the Head of Product at Instagram, overseeing consumer and monetization products. Prior to Instagram, Kevin was the SVP of Product at Twitter, overseeing product development and design across Twitters consumer and ad products, as well as Vine and Periscope. Between 2010 and 2014, he led product development for Twitters advertising platform, as well as the development of Fabric. Before joining Twitter in 2009, he was the first employee at web media startup Cooliris, working in user growth and analytics. He also worked worked at municipal wireless network provider Tropos Networks, Microsoft Research, and in a past life as a Physics Ph.D. Student, at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center. Kevin graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University with a B.A. In Mathematics and Physics, and holds an M.S. in physics from Stanford.
We cant wait to hang with Weil on stage, and we hope youre as excited as we are.
You can grab tickets to Disrupt NY, going down in Manhattan from May 15 to May 17, right here.
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