...and two doting kids he wants to spend time with
He creates presentations to get his ideas across
He used to email them around
After a conference, he would take business cards & email them individually
One day, he read on TechCrunch about...
Michael Arrington called it the YouTube of PowerPoint
Dave tried it and was hooked! He now uploads to SlideShare before giving a talk
When someone asks for slides, he says " go to my SlideShare page "
even better: people who missed the talk still find his presentation!
His ideas are spreading , new people find his slides everyday on SlideShare. Dave is a happy man!
He met Rashmi, the CEO of SlideShare who invited him to become an advisor
Hal , Ross & Guy Joining other advisors... Hal Varian Ross Mayfield Guy Kawasaki
Dave believed in the company and decided to invest
Soon others joined him in investing in SlideShare... ... Jonathan , Ariel , Yee , Saul , Mark Jonathan Abrams Ariel Poler Yee Lee Saul Klein Mark Cuban
...including David & Dev from David Siminoff Dev Khare
These guys write bigger checks than Dave.
… David Siminoff has joined SlideShare’s board
Now SlideShare has a new office in San Francisco with orange walls
They‘re looking for Ruby hackers , Linux sys admins , and Community managers for one reason and one reason only...
...so that people like Dave can upload even more presentations to SlideShare!
Photography Credits Slide 1: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bmindful/814619727/ Slide 3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/101090223/ Slide 5: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephanedelbecque/374013457/ Slide 8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/1525665343/ Slide 9: http://www.flickr.com/photos/500hats/401205572/ Slide 10: http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisheuer/1522349266/ Slide 15: http://www.flickr.com/photos/somewhatfrank/228420073 Slide 17: http://www.flickr.com/photos/500hats/46970614/ Slide 20: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdlasica/2442189648/ Slide 22: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2111841779 http://www.guykawasaki.com/about/pictures.shtml Slide 24: http://www.flickr.com/photos/niallkennedy/249112474/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/2191583197/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/flawedartist/757959644/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/eschipul/437288561/ http:// yeeguy.com /photos/ This presentation is inspired by Meet Henry , a presentation genre that was born (and spread) through SlideShare. We would like to thank Scott Schwertly who created it, and all the SlideShare users who share their presentations on the site and inspire us everyday. -the SlideShare team