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Fireside Chat: Alex Asseily (State and Jawbone Founder)

General Assembly - San Francisco

Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

Fireside Chat: Alex Asseily (State and Jawbone Founder)

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Fireside Chat with Alex Asseily

Thursday, May 1st from 6:30pm-8:00pm 

Alex Asseily, Executive Chairman and Founder, State


Join us for a fireside chat with Alex Asseily, Jawbone's founding CEO and founder of State, a new global opinion network that launched in February. Hear about what drives him as a serial entrepreneur and the future of communication platforms.

The chat will be followed by a Q&A so if you're an aspiring entrepreneur or tech enthusiast, get involved. There will be free snacks and beer!

You will learn about:

How to find your first 1,000 users
How to build a product people love
How to scale an idea
How to evaluate product market fit



Alex Asseily, Jawbone and State Founder

Alex Asseily

Executive Chairman and Founder, State

Alexander is Executive Chairman of State, responsible for defining and evangelizing the corporate and product strategies. Asseily is also Chairman of San Francisco-based Jawbone (Aliph), the world leader in mobile lifestyle products including Jawbone ICON & ERA headsets, the JAMBOX speaker, and UP personal wellness solutions.

As Jawbone’s founding CEO, Alexander directed the development Jawbone’s core products. In 2004, he launched the first Jawbone headset to critical acclaim, followed in 2006 by the industry-changing Jawbone Bluetooth headset. Today, Jawbone is one of the most highly valued private consumer electronics companies in the world.

Asseily received his B.S. and M.S. in Engineering and Design from Stanford University. He advises a number of small companies and charitable organizations in the US and Europe, and has produced two short documentaries on forgiveness and conflict resolution in the Mideast.  


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General Assembly San Francisco @ Forio
20 Rausch Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

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