Noah Kagan

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Noah Kagan
Born
💼 Occupation
executive
🌐 Websitehttp://noahkagan.com/

Noah Kagan is an American entrepreneur and one of the founders of AppSumo.[1]

Early life[edit]

After graduating from UC Berkeley with degrees in Business and Economics, Kagan began his career at Intel as a marketing analyst in 2004.[2][3][self-published source?]

Career[edit]

In late 2005, Kagan joined Facebook as employee #30[4] where he served as product manager for eight months.[2][5] He is notoriously known from being fired from Facebook and losing out now what would be worth 185 million worth of stock options.[6][self-published source?] From here he joined Mint.com as the director of marketing.[2]

After Mint, in June 2007, Kagan founded KickFlip, a payment company for social games.[5] He worked on Gambit.[7] In March 2010, Kagan founded AppSumo and Sumo Me which is an email marketing tool for website developers.[1][5][8]

In January 2017, Kagan started a podcast: LIVE business challenge, case studies and unique interviews that grew audiences from 0 to 10k within a few months. [9][self-published source?] He now runs a YouTube channel, personal blog called OKdork and a podcast where he teaches valuable lessons from his journeys.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Duffy, Jill (February 16, 2012). "AppSumo". PCMagazine.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lang, Ben (November 30, 2011). "An Interview with Noah Kagan: Founder of Appsumo". EpicLaunch.com.[dead link]
  3. "E672: SumoMe & AppSumo Founder Noah Kagan on being Facebook emp #30, getting fired & losing $185m in co. shares, why email marketing reigns supreme & tips to grow your website traffic, lists & audience - This Week In Startups". Thisweekinstartups.com. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  4. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Noah Kagan". CrunchBase.com.
  5. "Why I got Fired from Facebook (a $100 Million dollar lesson)". Okdork.com. 29 September 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  6. Kagan, Noah. "The Founder Of AppSumo Takes Off His Pants And Talks About Working With Zuckerberg – with Noah Kagan". Mixergy.com. Retrieved Aug 19, 2010.
  7. "Interview With Noah Kagan, Chief Sumo". Dailydealobserver.com.
  8. Peterson, Sarah (2017-03-09). "Growing a Podcast from 0-10K Downloads in 1 Month: Noah Kagan Edition". Sumo.com. Retrieved 2017-06-18.


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