[Day 22] I met Google Now Cofounder

One thing about being at Stanford is that you never know who you are going to run into next. You keep hearing conversations such as:

“I almost ran over a Nobel laureate. Pray he doesn’t remember me.”

“Look that’s Mark Zuckerberg in the Gates basement. Nvm it’s just another dude wearing hoodie.”

I myself have had several surreal experiences. The tall, buff man I talked to while waiting in a line turned out to be a Pulitzer Prizer winner. The nerdy guy whose fried chickens I stole all the time was actually the world’s second youngest chess grandmaster. I googled the strange Math professor who lectured with his eyes closed and found out he was a celebrated magician.

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[Day 22] I met Google Now Cofounder

[Day 5] How to become a CEO at 23

I first met Linh Tran Hai seven years ago when I was still an antsy teenager. At that time, Linh was 23 and CEO of Lenovo Vietnam. I met him once, added him on Facebook and we went our separate ways. What would the youngest CEO in the country want to do with me anyway?

A few days ago, Linh messaged me saying he’s in Bay Area and would love to catch up. I jumped at the invitation. We had dinner, and I got to learn about his incredible journey from an unemployed college undergrad to a country manager at 23. Continue reading “[Day 5] How to become a CEO at 23”

[Day 5] How to become a CEO at 23