PATH CEO Dave Morin on why ‘contextual networks’ are so hot, and what entrepreneurs can learn from Olympic athletes
About Dave Morin
Dave is an entrepreneur. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Path, the modern journal that helps you stay connected with family & close friends.
Previously, was an early member of the Facebook team where he spent several years working to make the Internet more social by contributing to Facebook Platform and Facebook Connect.
Prior to Facebook, he spent several years learning design thinking and marketing while working at Apple.
Dave received a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Dave has been a featured speaker at universities, conferences, and panels worldwide including South by Southwest, Future of Web Apps, Web 2.0 Summit, Fast Company Innovation Uncensored, Le Web, Stanford, MIT, and the University of Colorado at Boulder.
He has received numerous awards for his work including 30 under 30 Best Young Tech Entrepreneur by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2011, TechFellow Award by TechCrunch and Founders Fund in 2010, and 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company in 2009.
Dave grew up under the big sky of Montana where he was ranked as one of the top downhill ski racers in the United States. Today, he lives and works in beautiful San Francisco.