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Kevin Systrom

Instagram
Partners
Roelof Botha
Partnered In
2012

First Meeting

Better than anyone, the Instagram founders understood that the human brain had evolved to interpret images incredibly rapidly. There’s a reason we have the phrase “a picture tells 1,000 words.” Kevin and Mike had built a unique social service around this visual metaphor that enabled users to scan through many pictures and experiences.