CHAD HUR­LEY TO SPEAK IN DOHA

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Qatar Sci­ence & Tech­nol­ogy Park has an­nounced YouTube co-founder Chad Hur­ley is to take part as a guest speaker at the open­ing cer­e­mony of this year's In­ter­na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of Sci­ence Parks and Ar­eas of In­no­va­tion's (IASP) 31st An­nual World Con­fer­ence, the first one to be hosted in the Arab world, from Oc­to­ber 19 to 22 in Doha. “Chad Hur­ley is one of the most vi­sion­ary and in­flu­en­tial tech­nol­ogy en­trepreneurs in the last 20 years and to have him join, speak and con­trib­ute to the suc­cess of IASP 2014 Doha is a real priv­i­lege to our event and to the re­gion,” Ha­mad Al Kuwari, Head of the IASP 2014 Doha Or­gan­is­ing Com­mit­tee and QSTP Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor said. Hur­ley helped de­velop PayPal's user in­ter­face for eBay be­fore co-found­ing YouTube in 2005. Google later bought the ser­vice for $1.76 bil­lion.

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