Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy

Trading On The Floor Of The NYSE As All Eyes on Snap After 2017's First Tech IPO Prices Above Range
Tom Farley, president of the NYSE Group, from right, Evan Spiegel, co-founder and chief executive officer of Snap Inc., and Bobby Murphy, co-founder and chief technology officer at Snap Inc.Michael Nagle — Bloomberg via Getty Images
  • Age
    27, 29
  • Title
    CEO; CTO
  • Company
    Snap

Snap is the company that Internet giants want to buy -- or crush. Headed by not-yet-30 Spiegel (pictured right) and his cofounder Murphy, the company behind the popular Snapchat photo app went public in March. It's been a bumpy road since: Snap's stock fell by about half, hitting a $15.4 billion market cap in August. And Facebook, which reportedly tried to buy it for $3 billion four years ago, is building a rival product. Now there's talk that Google (which apparently considered a $30 billion bid for the startup last year) is working on a similar product of its own.

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