• One of Pinterests most important acquisitions happened because of a Stanford class and a dinner party – Business Insider

     

    http://www.businessinsider.sg/pinterest-acquisition-2015-1/#.VM0IdWiUfT8He was very young but had already written around 20 papers. Chou loved the class (and scored an A), but after she finished graduate school in 2010, she only ever kept in touch with Leskovec through social media. Fast-forward four years, and Chou randomly bumped into Leskovec at a dinner party in September 2014. At that point, she had been a software engineer at Pinterest since 2011.

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