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Kevin Systrom Quote: “Focusing on one thing and doing it really, really well can get you very far.”

Focusing on one thing and doing it really, really well can get you very far.

— Kevin Systrom



Kevin Systrom Quote: “If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going.”

If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Great products sell themselves.”

Great products sell themselves.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “You need to fail in order to find the right solution.”

You need to fail in order to find the right solution.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going. That doesn’t mean quit your job and jump into your idea 100 percent from day one, but there’s always small progress that can be made to start the movement.”

If you’ve got an idea, start today. There’s no better time than now to get going. That doesn’t mean quit your job and jump into your idea 100 percent from day one, but there’s always small progress that can be made to start the movement.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I promise you, a lot of it is luck. But you make your own luck by working really hard and trying lots and lots of things.”

I promise you, a lot of it is luck. But you make your own luck by working really hard and trying lots and lots of things.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.”

With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “What people tell you and how they act is very, very different sometimes.”

What people tell you and how they act is very, very different sometimes.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Every photo you take communicates something about a moment in time – a brief slice of time of where you were, who you were with, and what you were doing.”

Every photo you take communicates something about a moment in time – a brief slice of time of where you were, who you were with, and what you were doing.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I think Instagram at its best is where you feel like you’re getting the most authentic version of the person on the other side of the camera.”

I think Instagram at its best is where you feel like you’re getting the most authentic version of the person on the other side of the camera.

— Kevin Systrom



Kevin Systrom Quote: “There’s real beauty in pushing yourself to expose the real you in more ways.”

There’s real beauty in pushing yourself to expose the real you in more ways.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “When people say that college isn’t worthwhile and paying all this money isn’t worthwhile, I really disagree. I think those experiences and those classes that may not necessarily seem applicable in the moment end up coming back to you time and time again.”

When people say that college isn’t worthwhile and paying all this money isn’t worthwhile, I really disagree. I think those experiences and those classes that may not necessarily seem applicable in the moment end up coming back to you time and time again.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “I have a pretty random life. I run a business and go all over the world doing things for that business, things that are fairly orthogonal. But my job is to run my company, not to be the best Instagrammer. I’ll let other people be awesome at it.”

I have a pretty random life. I run a business and go all over the world doing things for that business, things that are fairly orthogonal. But my job is to run my company, not to be the best Instagrammer. I’ll let other people be awesome at it.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Teens just understand the world in ways I don’t think any of us adults do.”

Teens just understand the world in ways I don’t think any of us adults do.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Above all else, products spread when they’re useful and they’re usable.”

Above all else, products spread when they’re useful and they’re usable.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “The best feature is less features.”

The best feature is less features.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I really value passion for the product above experience.”

I really value passion for the product above experience.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I actually think some of my best moments in life have been while I was with people from Instagram – whether it’s super late nights getting a release out or being able to travel to places I’d never visited and meeting some of the most interesting people I’ve ever met.”

I actually think some of my best moments in life have been while I was with people from Instagram – whether it’s super late nights getting a release out or being able to travel to places I’d never visited and meeting some of the most interesting people I’ve ever met.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “People have presences, both online and in real life. You can choose to show everything, meaning all sides of you, or you can choose to be selective.”

People have presences, both online and in real life. You can choose to show everything, meaning all sides of you, or you can choose to be selective.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I really love connecting people, creating communities. As a kid, creation was something that I always loved.”

I really love connecting people, creating communities. As a kid, creation was something that I always loved.

— Kevin Systrom



Kevin Systrom Quote: “I always look toward teens on Instagram to really understand what’s going on. For some reason, when you’re a teen, you just understand the world better than anyone else.”

I always look toward teens on Instagram to really understand what’s going on. For some reason, when you’re a teen, you just understand the world better than anyone else.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “A lot of the earliest Instagram celebrities took really beautiful photos. But you’re starting to see a change where it’s not about beauty; it’s about the story that you tell.”

A lot of the earliest Instagram celebrities took really beautiful photos. But you’re starting to see a change where it’s not about beauty; it’s about the story that you tell.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “Instagram was created because there was no single place dedicated to giving your mobile photos a place to live and to be seen.”

Instagram was created because there was no single place dedicated to giving your mobile photos a place to live and to be seen.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “Our goal is to not just be a photo-sharing app, but to be the way you share your life when you’re on the go.”

Our goal is to not just be a photo-sharing app, but to be the way you share your life when you’re on the go.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I was never as focused in math, science, computer science, etcetera, as the people who were best at it. I wanted to create amazing screensavers that did beautiful visualizations of music. It’s like, “Oh, I have to learn computer science to do that.””

I was never as focused in math, science, computer science, etcetera, as the people who were best at it. I wanted to create amazing screensavers that did beautiful visualizations of music. It’s like, “Oh, I have to learn computer science to do that.”

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I think not focusing on money makes you sane, because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.”

I think not focusing on money makes you sane, because in the long run it can probably drive you crazy.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Every startup should address a real and demonstrated need in the world. If you build a solution to a problem lots of people have, it’s so easy to sell your product to the world.”

Every startup should address a real and demonstrated need in the world. If you build a solution to a problem lots of people have, it’s so easy to sell your product to the world.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “In the past, people have looked at photos as a record of memory. The focus has been on the past tense. With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.”

In the past, people have looked at photos as a record of memory. The focus has been on the past tense. With Instagram, the focus is on the present tense.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I’m always in awe of people who are artists in their fields – people who understand that simply by taking ideas and translating them into reality, they’ve created value in the world.”

I’m always in awe of people who are artists in their fields – people who understand that simply by taking ideas and translating them into reality, they’ve created value in the world.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I really appreciate crafts. I like cooking. I love food and drink. I love owning that through Instagram. Although that can be challenging at times because it doesn’t fit people’s stereotypes of a technical founder.”

I really appreciate crafts. I like cooking. I love food and drink. I love owning that through Instagram. Although that can be challenging at times because it doesn’t fit people’s stereotypes of a technical founder.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “The number of people who have either gotten married or had kids or started dating or just made great friends over Instagram is countless. I think we’re the only platform that continues to be successful in bringing people together in real life for these real relationships.”

The number of people who have either gotten married or had kids or started dating or just made great friends over Instagram is countless. I think we’re the only platform that continues to be successful in bringing people together in real life for these real relationships.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “People interact with their phones very differently than they do with their PCs, and I think that when you design from the ground up with mobile in mind, you create a very different product than going the other way.”

People interact with their phones very differently than they do with their PCs, and I think that when you design from the ground up with mobile in mind, you create a very different product than going the other way.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “The best products in the world have a point of view. The worst products have none.”

The best products in the world have a point of view. The worst products have none.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Instagram is a media company. I think we’re about visual media.”

Instagram is a media company. I think we’re about visual media.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “On the intimate relationships, I’d say you can be someone who wouldn’t normally get attention in traditional media and come onto Instagram and build this massive following.”

On the intimate relationships, I’d say you can be someone who wouldn’t normally get attention in traditional media and come onto Instagram and build this massive following.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “In my fourth grade classroom, I even instituted a government structure, because I was really interested in people having positions and there being law.”

In my fourth grade classroom, I even instituted a government structure, because I was really interested in people having positions and there being law.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I love challenging the notion that, in order to be a tech founder, you have to be holed up in a dark room wearing a T-shirt and baggy jeans.”

I love challenging the notion that, in order to be a tech founder, you have to be holed up in a dark room wearing a T-shirt and baggy jeans.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “People always told me photos have been done. My feeling was, these people are wrong.”

People always told me photos have been done. My feeling was, these people are wrong.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “The major reason why Instagram works is that you can follow anyone out there and start following their photos immediately.”

The major reason why Instagram works is that you can follow anyone out there and start following their photos immediately.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Having a company that’s successful is a wonderful platform to do new things. You don’t have to raise money for it; you can take profits from the company and pump them into new business.”

Having a company that’s successful is a wonderful platform to do new things. You don’t have to raise money for it; you can take profits from the company and pump them into new business.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I grew up as a photo nut. Every Christmas I would get a new camera. It’s a huge part of my life.”

I grew up as a photo nut. Every Christmas I would get a new camera. It’s a huge part of my life.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “We just want to build a company that focuses on the love of Instagram.”

We just want to build a company that focuses on the love of Instagram.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I’ve always been into taking my photos, cropping them square, putting them through a filter in Photoshop.”

I’ve always been into taking my photos, cropping them square, putting them through a filter in Photoshop.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “I believe photos is one of the underlying things in every social network that becomes successful.”

I believe photos is one of the underlying things in every social network that becomes successful.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Obviously, being the CEO, there are a lot of eyes on what you do and what you post and how you post, and I think one of the challenges of Instagram in general is that, as we get bigger, there are just more voices in the room, more eyes on everyone’s accounts.”

Obviously, being the CEO, there are a lot of eyes on what you do and what you post and how you post, and I think one of the challenges of Instagram in general is that, as we get bigger, there are just more voices in the room, more eyes on everyone’s accounts.

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Kevin Systrom Quote: “I don’t think you should ever start a business and move in a direction where you can’t see it becoming a business.”

I don’t think you should ever start a business and move in a direction where you can’t see it becoming a business.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “We’re just taking people and shifting them from taking photos anyway to taking them on Instagram.”

We’re just taking people and shifting them from taking photos anyway to taking them on Instagram.

— Kevin Systrom


Kevin Systrom Quote: “Working at a startup to make a lot of money was never a thing, and that’s why I decided to just finish up school. That was way more important for me.”

Working at a startup to make a lot of money was never a thing, and that’s why I decided to just finish up school. That was way more important for me.

— Kevin Systrom

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