Jan Koum and Brian Acton: The unlikely founders behind WhatsApp's rise

New York: WhatsApp isn't your average Silicon Valley startup.The company's founders Jan Koum, 38, and Brian Acton, 42, shun the media spotlight and are much older than your typical college dropout-turned CEO. And at a
jan koum and brian acton the unlikely founders...
India TV News Desk 06 Mar 2014, 08:53 AM IST
New York: WhatsApp isn't your average Silicon Valley startup.

The company's founders Jan Koum, 38, and Brian Acton, 42, shun the media spotlight and are much older than your typical college dropout-turned CEO. And at a time when social media companies are focusing on advertising to generate revenue, WhatsApp rejects the idea of showing ads to the 450 million people who use its mobile messaging app.

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