He’s an American Internet entrepreneur.
He’s best known as one of the co-founders of the hospitality exchange service, Airbnb.
He was named one of Time’s „100 Most Influential People of 2015“.
He’s Brian Chesky and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.
1. Chase your dreams
As a child, he was interested in art, drawing replicas of paintings, and design.
2. Ask for feedback
He received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Industrial Design in 2004.
3. Start with the perfect experience
While at Rhode Island School of Design, he met Joe Gebbia, who would later be one of the co-founders of Airbnb.
After college, he worked as an industrial designer and strategist at 3DID, Inc. in Los Angeles.
5. Always be a startup
In 2008, Harvard graduate and technical architect Nathan Blecharczyk became the third co-founder of Airbnb.
6. Redesign the world you live in
Each co-founder assumed a role within the new company, with Chesky becoming the leader and chief executive officer.
7. #Believe in the idea
In its first year, the company began internationalizing and opened several offices in Europe.
8. Be nuts!
In 2015, he announced that Airbnb was an official sponsor of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
9. Do more than expected
As of March 2015, Airbnb has a $20 billion valuation.
10. Have a mission
In 2015, Chesky was recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Richest Entrepreneurs Under 40.