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Mike Krieger      

Co-Founder & Former CTO of Instagram; Computer Software Expert

Mike Krieger is a Brazilian-born American entrepreneur and software engineer who co-founded Instagram along with Kevin Systrom in mid-2010. They both designed & developed the application, and then Mike led the Instagram engineering team into a 450+ person organization, now within FB. In 2018, Mike announced that he was leaving Instagram.

Prior to founding Instagram, he worked at Meebo as a user experience designer and front-end engineer. During his undergraduate studies, Krieger interned at Microsoft's PowerPoint team as a Project Manager and at Foxmarks (now Xmarks) as a software developer. Michael Krieger graduated from Stanford University, where he studied Symbolic Systems with a focus in Human-Computer Interaction. Krieger wrote his Master's thesis on how user interfaces can better support collaboration on a large scale.

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Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger's 8 Principles For Building ...

Mike Krieger, Instagram's founder thinks you can build apps that fit the real world by watching what people want, not guessing. He presented his eight core..

Web Operations Uniter Opbeat Raises $2.7M From Instagram's Mike ...

Opbeat, a new platform to help developers manage operations across GitHub, Amazon Web Services, Heroku and others, has raised $2.7 million in Series A ...

Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger - Stars come out for 'Game of ...

The Starks and Lannisters -- and their creator -- get together on the red carpet at a special screening in San Francisco for the start of season 3.

Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger - Stars come out for 'Game of ...

The Starks and Lannisters -- and their creator -- get together on the red carpet at a special screening in San Francisco for the start of season 3.

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