When I was interviewing with Netflix, I reached out to my friends to see if anyone has experience interning there. The universal reaction I got was:
“What? You’re interviewing with Netflix? I thought they didn’t have an internship program. They don’t even take recent graduates.”
Continue reading “[Day 412] What it is like to intern at Netflix”
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.
Continue reading “[Day 22] I met Google Now Cofounder”
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”