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TikTok Reportedly Considering Instagram Billionaire Kevin Systrom For Vacant CEO Role

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Adding Kevin Systrom would set up an intriguing battle with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.
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The rise of Kevin Systrom, the founder and former CEO of Instagram who may be in the running to lead TikTok

The rise of Kevin Systrom, the founder and former CEO of Instagram who may be in the running to lead TikTok

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Instagram grew out of Kevin Systrom's love of photography.
The app, which has become one of the most popular social media apps in the world over the last eight years, was Systrom's baby until, in 2018, he and cofounder Mike Krieger abruptly left the company.
The news came following months of turmoil and scandals for Facebook, Instagram's parent company since 2012. (There had reportedly been tension between the founders and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as well.)
But before Systrom was Instagram's billionaire founder, he was a photographer, Google employee, and Bourbon...
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TikTok has reportedly approached Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom about becoming the app's CEO

TikTok has reportedly approached Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom about becoming the app's CEO

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Instagram cofounder Kevin Systrom has been approached as a possible candidate to become TikTok's CEO, the New York Times reports.
TikTok's CEO position has been vacant since late August, when Kevin Mayer resigned from his position only after three months in the position. Since then, Vanessa Pappas - formerly TikTok general manager in the US - has filled in as interim CEO.
Systrom founded Instagram with Mike Krieger in 2010, two years before Facebook purchased it for $1 billion. Systrom abruptly left his position heading up Instagram in 2018 after facing off against...
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