|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Known for||Founder of Instagram|
|Net worth||US$ 400 million (2012)|
Life and career 
Systrom was born in Holliston, Massachusetts, and is the son of Diane, a marketing executive, and Douglas Systrom, a president in human resources. Systrom attended the Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts, and graduated in 2006 from Stanford University with a B.S. in management science and engineering. At Stanford, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. He co-founded Instagram in 2010 with Mike Krieger. He also founded Burbn, an HTML5-based location-sharing service.
He got his first taste of the startup world when was a member of the Mayfield Fellows Program at Stanford University which let to his internship at Odeo, the company that eventually gave rise to Twitter. He spent two years at Google; during the first, he worked on Gmail, Google Reader, and other products, and during the second he worked on the Corporate Development team.
After leaving Google, he co‑founded the photo-sharing service Instagram. In April 2012, Instagram was sold to Facebook for $1 billion in cash and stock. According to multiple reports, the deal netted Systrom $400 million based on his ownership stake in the business.
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