In this entrepreneurial keynote, Pinterest co-founder Ben Silbermann delves into his story that lead to his successful social media platform.
Silbermann enlightens with the retelling of his journey to creating the third most popular social network to date. He began with aspirations of being a doctor, as his entire family was immersed in the medical field. However, having always admired entrepreneurs, he moved to Silicon Valley to pursue a career and to have his successful start up take off.
Ben Silbermann experienced a whirlwind of events whilst in California including having worked at Google and quitting in the nick of time for the economic depression. His story is inspirational in that it highlights the importance of persevering over hardship. This entrepreneurial keynote highlights the importance of a strong work ethic and driven ambition.