Robert Fan

Robert Fan
CoFounder, Stanford University / 750 Industries

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Robert Fan is a co-founder of 750 Industries, a company that builds social applications for Facebook and other social platforms.

Rob began working on Facebook apps soon after platform launch and has been hacking away ever since. Rob was also one of the teaching assistants for the fall 2007 Stanford “Facebook” Class (CS377W), where he helped students develop and instrument viral applications & metrics.

Rob recently earned a Masters degree from Stanford University in Management Science and
Engineering, with a focus in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Technologies.

Prior to coming west, Rob worked at Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington DC as a technical consultant. He received a BS in Electrical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University.

Sessions

General
Location: San Diego Ballroom B
BJ Fogg (Stanford University), Dan Ackerman-Greenberg (Stanford University / 750 Industries), Robert Fan (Stanford University / 750 Industries)
September 2007: 100 students enroll in a Stanford class on building Facebook apps and social persuasion. By December the students blew everyone away: 50+ amazing apps, 10 million installs, and 1 million daily users. Come hear their story and learn what happened. Read more.
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