Guy Sivan

Co-founder & CEO, Vericant

In 2005, Guy graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University with a dual Computer Science and Electrical Engineering degree. Immediately after graduating, he flew to Hong Kong to raise seed money then went to Beijing to found his first startup. Since then Guy has been a serial entrepreneur in China and in 2010 sold his third startup’s core technology to a publicly listed company. Guy Currently works as co-founder of Vericant, a company that helps US schools better understand their Chinese applicants through on-demand video interviews. Guy is also an advisor for several other startup companies. Outside the office you will most likely find Guy on the field playing Ultimate Frisbee or on the phone with someone, somewhere speaking Hebrew, English or Mandarin.

His favorite quote is, “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully”, by Steve Jobs.

Based in Beijing.

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