|Known for||Founder of AppSumo, sumo.com, and okdork.com|
|Is||Businessperson Entrepreneur Technology executive|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||17 February 1982|
Noah Kagan is an American Internet entrepreneur and the founder of AppSumo and sumo.com
Life and career
Noah Kagan was born on February 17, 1982.
Kagan attended Haas School of Business, at the University of California, Berkeley, in the years 2000-2004 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
After graduation, Kagan began his career at Intel as a Geography Marketing Analyst in 2004. In November 2005, he joined Facebook as employee #30, where he served as product manager for eight months. After being dismissed from Facebook, he joined Mint as the Director of Marketing. At Mint, as employee #4, he developed the initial marketing strategy for the launch of the website. Noah was with Mint.com for 10 months and left the company prior to the product's launch in September 2007 at TechCrunch.
After Mint, in June 2007, Kagan co-founded Gambit, a payment engine product for social games, which powered the gaming products such as Zynga, Playdom, Gaia Online, Tagged and among others.
In March 2010 Kagan founded AppSumo, a daily deals website. He is also the founder of sumo.com that builds site growth automation products, such as lead capture plugins, social share widgets, etc. Many of the tools showcased on sumo.com were built for internal use for growing AppSumo.com.
Kagan also runs his popular eponymous YouTube channel, where he shares his insights on marketing and business. The channel has over 64,000 subscribers. In addition, he blogs at okdork.com where he shares his business hacks and tactics.