Evan Sharp

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Evan Sharp
Born 1982 (age 35–36)
York, Pennsylvania, US
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Chicago
Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
Known for co-founder and chief product officer of Pinterest
Net worth US$1.05 billion (April 2017)[1]
Spouse(s) Christina McBride

Evan Sharp (born 1982)[2] is an American Internet entrepreneur, the co-founder and chief product officer of Pinterest.[3]

Early life[edit]

Sharp was raised in York, Pennsylvania and attended York Suburban School District. He studied[4] architecture at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Prior to that, he received a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Chicago.

Career[edit]

In 2009[5] Sharp met [6] Ben Silbermann (who would become Pinterest’s CEO) in New York through a mutual friend. He soon thereafter moved[7] to California, where he worked as a product designer at Facebook before joining Silbermann and Paul Sciarra to focus on Pinterest full-time. Sharp is credited[8] with designing and coding Pinterest and the Pinterest grid for the initial product launch in March 2010. Today he oversees all growth, international, product and design efforts at the San Francisco-based company.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

He married[9] Christina McBride in 2014. The couple met while attending college together.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evan Sharp". Forbes.com. Retrieved April 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "Evan Sharp and Ben Silbermann". cnbc.com. October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
  3. ^ D'Onfro, Jillian (May 11, 2015). "How Pinterest plans to spend its new millions..." businessinsider.com.
  4. ^ Petrunia, Paul (March 16, 2012). "Working out of the Box: Pinterest Co-Founder Evan Sharp". archinect.com.
  5. ^ Orsini, Lauren (February 25, 2014). "Pinterest Cofounder Evan Sharp: How The Visual Web Helps You See The Future". readwrite.com.
  6. ^ "Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook". Forbes.com.
  7. ^ "Inside Pinterest: The Coming Ad Colossus That Could Dwarf Twitter And Facebook". forbes.com.
  8. ^ "Pinterest: Behind the Design of an Addictive Visual Network". mashable.com.
  9. ^ "This One-Ups The Wedding You're Planning On Pinterest". refinery29.com.

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