Entrepreneur, Investor, and Founder of TwitchTV

Justin Kan
Speaking Fee: $50,000 to $75,000

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Primary Topic Category: Technology

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Justin Kan At A Glance:

Justin Kan is a US based internet innovator and entrepreneur. Kan is best known as the co-founder of Justin.tv and TwitchTV. Twitch is an online video game streaming platform. It has become one of the world’s leading platforms for video game streaming. In addition to his work with Twitch, Kan is also a part-time venture capitalist. He is a partner at the firm Y Combinator. Kan once attempted to broadcast his entire life by attaching a 24-7 live video feed to his head.

As the co-founder of Twitch–the internet’s most popular live streaming platform–no one is more comfortable in the world of virtual events than Justin Kan.

Justin can teach you how to thrive in a digital world.

In 2007, Justin co-founded Justin.tv, a 24/7 live video feed of his life, broadcast via a webcam attached to his head. Justin.tv then transitioned to providing a platform so anyone could publish a live video stream and soon became one of the largest live video platforms in the world with more than 30 million unique users every month.

After seeing that gaming had become the most popular content on the site, Justin spun-off gaming content to its own home, TwitchTV, instantly becoming the world’s leading live streaming platform for gamers. Twitch launched officially in June 2011 and was acquired by Amazon.com in August 2014 for $970 million dollars.

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Innovation + Disruption

  • Creating TwitchTV

  • Gaming/Esports Today

  • Live Streaming/Tech

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