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Ben Silbermann

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Net worth 2018: $1.57 Billion
Industry: Technology
Residence: San Francisco, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 1982
Children: 2
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Yale University
BIOGRAPHY

Ben Silbermann was bornon 1982 in San Francisco, California, United States. Ben Silbermann is #1482 in List Billionaires People In The World. Ben Silbermann is the CEO of the photo bookmarking site Pinterest, which was valued at $12.3 billion after its latest fundraising round in June 2017. Silbermann, along with cofounders Evan Sharp and Paul Sciarra, launched the first desktop version of Pinterest in March 2010. Pinterest lets users save and share image collections from recipes to hairstyles to crafts and home decor through their mobile phones or computers.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2016

$1.6 Billion

2017

$1.6 Billion

2018

$1.57 Billion

"I hope Pinterest is my last job. I don't think there are a lot of tools at scale that let you indulge in who you want to be."

Ben Silbermann
TIMELINE
2010

Prior to Pinterest (which launched in March 2010), Silbermann worked at Google in the online advertising group

2003

He then graduated from Yale College in the spring of 2003 with a degree in political science

1999

Subsequently, the gifted student graduated from Des Moines Central Academy and Des Moines Roosevelt with the class of 1999

1998

In 1998, Silbermann attended the Research Science Institute at MIT

1982

Ben Silbermann (born 1982) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Pinterest, a virtual pinboard which lets users organize images, links, recipes and other things

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