13 powerful couples in the technology village

These 13 couples are almost embracing the world of technology and just a little change can make the world follow other trends.

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr


Spiegel is a co-founder and CEO of Snap Inc, Snapchat's parent company. Kerr is one of the highest-income models in the world and the founder of health care company KORA Organics. The couple started dating in 2015 and married on May 2017. They have a son, born on May 2018.

Joshua Kushner and Karlie Kloss


Karlie Kloss, 27, has just been chosen to host Project Runway in the US. She is a founder of Kode with Klossy,  a former supermodel for Victoria's Secret and a face of Swarovski, Adidas, Estée Lauder, Express and Carolina Herrera.

34-year-old Joshua Kusher is a founder and managing partner of investment firm Thrive Capital, a co-founder of Oscar Health, and a son of real estate magnate Charles Kushner. Kloss and Kushner dated in 2012 and then married in October 2018.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan


Zuckerberg is the CEO and co-founder of Facebook. Together, the couple created the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a charity focused on science and education. The two met and fell in love when they were students at Harvard University and married in May 2012. They have two daughters born in 2015 and 2017.

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian


Ohanian is a co-founder of Reddit and is currently working full-time at venture capital firm Initialized Capital. Meanwhile, Williams is one of the best tennis players in the world with 39 major league titles. They met in May 2015 in Rome then engaged in 2016 and married in 2017.

Bill Gates and Melinda Gates


Melinda Gates co-founded the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with her husband in 2000. Bill Gates is a co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft. Both met for the first time in a picnic by Microsoft, after Melinda was hired as a product manager in 1987. They dated 7 years before marriage. The couple's charity invests billions of dollars into efforts to strengthen global health care and reduce poverty. Gates's family has two daughters and a son.

Zachary Bogue and Marissa Mayer


Mayer is a former CEO of Yahoo and co-founder of Lumi Labs technology incubator. Before that, she was the 20th employee of Google. Bogue is a co-founder and managing partner at Data Collective VC. They met through a mutual friend in 2007 and married two years later.

Bobby Kotick and Sheryl Sandberg


Sandberg is Facebook's COO. She is also famous for her book "Lean In" published in 2013 about women in the workplace. After a break of marriage, Sandberg currently has a boyfriend named Kotick. He is a CEO of Activision Blizzard, the video game company behind big brands such as Call of Duty, Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone.

Marc Benioff and Lynne Benioff


Marc Benioff is a founder and CEO of Salesforce cloud computing company, known for his charitable efforts to combat homelessness in the Bay Area. Lynne Benioff is a philanthropic board member of the non-profit organization ONE. Both were married in 2006. In 2018, the couple bought Time magazine for $ 190 million.

Dave Morin and Brit Morin


David Morin contributes to creating the Facebook Platform and Facebook Connect. Brit Morin is a founder of Brit + Co, a lifestyle communication company for women. The two met for the first time while working at Apple. They were engaged in 2011 and married a year later.

Paul Graham and Jessica Livingston


Graham and Livingston created Y Combinator, a successful startup acceleration program, with well-known names created such as Dropbox, Airbnb, and Stripe. They married in 2008 and currently have two sons.

Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller


Diller founded the IAC Internet Company in 1995. The company owns more than 150 brands in 100 countries, primarily in communications and the Internet. Also, he is the owner of Expedia, the US global travel technology company. His wife, Furstenberg, is a fashion designer who owns a company of the same name. The couple married in 2001 after a close relationship lasting several decades. Both met for the first time in the 1970s at a party that Diller organized.

Julia Hartz and Kevin Hart


Both co-founded Eventbrite in 2006, which has now become the world's leading event support technology platform. Kevin is currently the company president, and his wife is the CEO. They met in 2003 at the wedding of a mutual friend, married in 2006 and now have two children.

Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum


Greene and Rosenblum made a major contribution to the establishment of the VMware cloud computing software company in 1998. They also co-founded the Bebop startup company, acquired by Google in 2015. Greene is in charge of Google's cloud computing unit, a member of Alphabet's board of directors. They got to know each other while studying at the University of California when Rosenblum once gave Greene a ride on a motorbike. They had two children together.

By: Scarlet Johnson

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