Evan Spiegel

The world through the eyes of many


“Hard work, creativity and kindness is what we’re all about.”

Evan Spiegel created Snapchat with two fellow Stanford University students – and redefined photo messaging with its launch in 2011. Vision, tenacity and more than 15 billion unique images have combined to create this one-of-a-kind story. Reflecting upon what inspires him, the 24-year-old discussed past projects and what it is that makes the app so successful: ‘It’s how you see the world.’ Evan also shed light on the huge pressures he faces as a young entrepreneur – describing the ability to say ‘no’ as a most vital skill to learn.