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Tariq Krim

Cloud computing technologies entrepreneur Tariq Krim explored the evolution of learning technologies in the second discussion session at NEST: Redefining Education.


A serial entrepreneur and angel investor, Tariq has a passion for building highly disruptive new products. He is founder and CEO of Jolicloud, a pioneering company in the field of personal cloud computing. Prior to Jolicloud, Tariq founded Netvibes, the personal startpage used by millions around the world.

A thought leader and regular speaker at global technology and media conferences, he was recognized by MIT Technology Review as one of the world's "Top Innovators Under 35" (2008), by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader, and most recently was honored by the President of France as Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres.

As a former journalist for La Tribune, Tariq has been a keen observer of the Web since its genesis. He holds a degree in Physics from the University of Paris VII and a Master's in Telecommunications from ENST (Telecom Paris).
 

 

"If we really want to change the world, let's connect every kid to the Internet."
Tariq Krim

 

You can follow him on Twitter (@tariqkrim) and his blog www.tariqkrim.com.
 

 


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