Past Meetup

Hacker News Seattle Meetup 19, with special guest Justin Kan

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Justin Kan, the cofounder and CEO of EXEC ( (and also the cofounder of (, (, SocialCam (, and a part-time partner at YC), will be flying up from the Bay Area to speak at the 19th Hacker News Seattle Meetup on May 7th!

Justin grew up in the Seattle area, and after moving down to Yale for college, he joined the first class of YCombinator. Shortly after, he moved to the Bay Area, and has been the definition of "serial entrepreneur" ever since! He'll be talking about Pivoting... and is it just for newbs?

We'll be meeting at Zillow's offices downtown this month, and with the sun staying up longer we should have an amazing view from the 31st floor.

The Hacker News event wouldn't be able to happen without our Premier Sponsor, ( Microsoft is serious about making it the best in the world, and they know that starts with getting input from users like members of the Hacker News Seattle community.

Thanks to Bit Titan (, who provides cloud solutions that simplify and improve IT activities for businesses, governments, healthcare providers, and telecoms. Its globally recognized products include MigrationWiz, SmtpLogic and UserActivation.

And big thanks to SEOmoz ( who develops SEO software, provides a robust link intelligence API, and hosts the web's most vibrant SEO community. They love supporting local startup events, and they're also always on the lookout for engineers! Be sure to mention the Hacker News meetup if you decide to apply.

Zachary Cohn