Evan Sharp is reputed as an Internet entrepreneur from America. He is well recognized for being the co founder of Pinterest. Presently, Evan serves as the chief creative officer at Pinterest. Today, Pinterest is one of the largest social networks over the internet, only after Facebook and Twitter. Pinterest is now available in 22 distinctive languages. This site houses over 20 billion “pins” created by real users. Evan started serving as the chief creative officer of this site as a side venture during architecture school. Pinterest, the San Francisco based company, raised about $550 million in the year 2015. This smart app has gained so much popularity by letting users to easily order anything from products to furniture or clothing in a few taps and without leaving the application.
Early Life and Background
He completed his bachelor degree in History from the Chicago University. After that, he received his degree in architecture from Columbia Graduate School of Architecture.
The talented entrepreneur was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He was born in the year 1982. His father, who was a super enthusiastic computer hobbyist, possessed a Macintosh. During the days of his childhood, Evan used to spend a lot of time doodling with his father’s old Mac IIci. Evan tried to figure out the functions of the device. As a child, he also used to spend a lot of time playing with LEGOs. These things helped to increase his creative instincts.
Relationship and Personal Life
In the year of 2014, Evan Sharp married Christina McBride. The adorable couple met during their college days. They love to travel. Right now, Evan and Christina are happily residing in their posh apartment which is situated in San Francisco, CA.
Evan Sharp met Ben Silbermann, the CEO of Pinterest, while studying architecture. Before that, Evan used to design Pinterest to bookmark several architecture images. After that, he joined facebook as a product designer. Finally, Evan accompanied Ben Silbermann and Paul Sciarra in handling the project of Pinterest. Evan has contributed largely for designing and coding this famous site. He is also responsible for overseeing the design efforts of the San Francisco based Company.
Today, Pinterest has become one of the most recognized visual bookmarking sites across the world. This site is now valued at around $11 billion. They also introduced a “buy” button, via which users can easily order essential commodities in a just a few clicks. The first desktop version was launched in the year 2010.
Evan Sharp is popular for his designing techniques and high technical skills. In spite of being a dynamic personality, he likes to keep a low profile. His achievements speak for him. Evan has been listed among the richest entrepreneur in America at the age of 40.