Interview with Sandy Jen

Sandy Jen

Sandy is a co-founder and CTO of Meebo, a fast growing consumer Internet company that strives to connect people to who and what is important to them. Meebo's goal is to provide users with a new way to explore the web, where content is organized by people and people can easily find those with similar tastes and interests.

Sandy leads engineering at Meebo and is responsible for building the team and organizing the technology, innovation, and creativity behind Meebo's scalable architecture. With a reach of 170 million users worldwide, Meebo partners with more than 8000 websites to provide them with a seamless and performant user experience. She started out as an enterprise software developer at San Jose-based Xilinx before leaving to start Meebo in 2005 with friends Seth Sternberg and Elaine Wherry.

A rock climber and an ultimate frisbee player, Sandy likes to mentor young entrepreneurs and students in her spare time. She graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Interview Subject: Sandy Jen
Release Date: January 16, 2012
Duration: 24:55
Interviewer(s): Lucy Sanders, Larry Nelson

Series: Entrepreneurial Heroes