Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist at Canva, Inc.

Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki

Chief Evangelist at Canva, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Truemors
Garage Technology Ventures LLC
Fog City Software

RelSci Relationships

1125

Number of Boards

13

Birthday

08/30/1954 - Honolulu, HI, United States

Age

66

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Writing

Relationships
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Founder & Chairman Emeritus at Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Canva, Inc.

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Founder at Canva Pty Ltd.

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Treasurer & Trustee at Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

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Professor at University of Iowa

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Got It Inc.

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Editor-in-Chief at Cure Forward Corp.

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Drift.com, Inc.

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Chief Economist at Google, Inc.

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Founder at Canva Pty Ltd.

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Chief Evangelist at Canva, Inc.
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Vice President, Reboot Career Accelerator for Women at GSVlabs

NestGSV, Inc. provides full life cycle support for startup companies. It engages a robust ecosystem of startups, corporations, international agencies, mentors, universities, investors, thought leaders, and non-profits. The company was founded by Kayvan H. Baroumand in 2012 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Education
BA in Psychology
Class of 1976

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Attendee
Class of 1972

'Iolani School is a culturally diverse, co-educational; college preparatory school for students in grades K-12. It offers the general curriculum, counseling and athletic programs. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Honolulu, HI.

MBA
Started 1977

Founded in the depth of the Great Depression, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.

Attendee

The University of California, Davis (also referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or Davis) is a public teaching and research university located in Davis, California just west of Sacramento. Howard and Matthew Greene named UC Davis a Public Ivy in 2001, a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

Memberships
Mentor
Current

AngelHack, a female-owned, female-majority company is the world’s largest and most diverse developer ecosystem, helping to drive open innovation of tech products, platforms and brands with extraordinary smarts, scale and speed. Known as pioneers of global hackathons for more than 5 years, AngelHack’s 125,000+ developers, designers, and entrepreneurs in 44 countries around the world compete to build, test and launch new solutions over the course of a weekend. In 2013, they created the HACKcelerator program to connect winning hackathon ideas with mentors, and experienced entrepreneurs - building them out into full-fledged startups. Their nonprofit arm, Code For A Cause focuses on diversity and inclusion, advocating for girls, women, minorities, and vets in tech. They have hosted events in partnership with UN Women, Capital One, NYC Camp, World Bank, and more.

Mentor

NestGSV, Inc. provides full life cycle support for startup companies. It engages a robust ecosystem of startups, corporations, international agencies, mentors, universities, investors, thought leaders, and non-profits. The company was founded by Kayvan H. Baroumand in 2012 and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Career History
Faculty
Current

Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is an American nonprofit company located in San Francisco, CA, that engages in educating and connecting entrepreneurs.The company says this about itself: The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is an independent, non-profit organization committed to advancing entrepreneurial education worldwide – for every stage, every industry, and every background. Since 2014, the Center has provided pathways for high talent, underestimated entrepreneurs to gain much needed access to founder training while also bringing new industry benchmarking to light. The Center strives to deliver critically important mentorship and connections possible to foster business innovation and advance the ideas of people who are capable of being the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Established with the support of the Nasdaq Educational Foundation and located in San Francisco, the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a destination for the next generation of risk-takers and idea makers who take the plunge into entrepreneurship.

Chief Evangelist
2014 - Current

Canva Pty. Ltd. develops online graphic design platform. Its features include graphs, photo editing, and print. The company was founded by Cameron Adams, Melanie Joy Perkins, and Clifford James Obrecht in 2012 and is headquartered in Surry Hills, Australia.

Chief Evangelist
Current

Canva is a graphic design software solutions provider that helps users to design presentations, social media graphics, and more with various layouts, images, photo filters, icons and shapes, and fonts. The platform combines a drag-and-drop design tool with a stock library of photographs, illustrations, and imagery. It was founded in 2012 and headquartered in Sydney, New South Wales.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior - 2008

BitPass, Inc. provides micropayment system platform. It works with publishers and other producers of digital media to multiply the economic returns on content. The company’s integrated commerce engine eliminates friction from any transaction with digital media, from easy payments and stored value credits to online subscription management, sales promotions, buyer rewards and affiliate management. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA.

Director
Prior

Simply Hired, Inc. operates an online job search engine. It provides job seekers access to different job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, mobile devices, email, and via partner sites. The firm enables employers to reach candidates searching for jobs through its full-service pay-per-click (PPC) and self-service pay-per-post job advertising solutions. The company was founded by Gautam Godhwani, Peter Weck and Anil Godhwani in 2003 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.^^^

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$2,500 - $4,999
2014

Seattle Pacific University is a place where 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain a superb education grounded on the gospel of Jesus Christ — and the tools to influence the world for good. Outstanding scholarship and thoughtful faith is a powerful combination that brings about change in the lives of graduates, and in the people and communities they go on to serve.

$5,000 +
2013

Seattle Pacific University is a place where 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain a superb education grounded on the gospel of Jesus Christ — and the tools to influence the world for good. Outstanding scholarship and thoughtful faith is a powerful combination that brings about change in the lives of graduates, and in the people and communities they go on to serve.

$10K - $50K
2012

Seattle Pacific University is a place where 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students gain a superb education grounded on the gospel of Jesus Christ — and the tools to influence the world for good. Outstanding scholarship and thoughtful faith is a powerful combination that brings about change in the lives of graduates, and in the people and communities they go on to serve.

Political Donations
$500
1999

Former Senator from New Jersey

Investments
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Buffer, Inc. provides social media content management services. It offers social sharing and scheduling tool. The company was founded by Tom Moor, Joel Gascoigne and Leonhard Widrich in October 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Posterous, Inc. operated as a hosting platform for customized websites, photos, social sites, and other attached data. The company was founded on July 2008 and was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Simply Hired, Inc. operates an online job search engine. It provides job seekers access to different job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, mobile devices, email, and via partner sites. The firm enables employers to reach candidates searching for jobs through its full-service pay-per-click (PPC) and self-service pay-per-post job advertising solutions. The company was founded by Gautam Godhwani, Peter Weck and Anil Godhwani in 2003 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.^^^

Awards & Honors
Babson College
Events
Speaker
San Francisco, CA, United States
2013 Case Summit

Speaker
Berkeley, CA, United States
2011 Dean's Speaker Series

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