CHAD HURLEY TO SPEAK IN DOHA
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.