Mike Krieger Complete Biography, History, and Inventions

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Mike Krieger is a Brazilian-American entrepreneur and software engineer. He was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and attended college at Stanford University.

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Mike began his career as a Program Intern Manager at Microsoft, working on the PowerPoint team, later serving as a User Experience Designer & Engineer at Meebo, Inc.

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Mike is most well known for his role in creating the heavily used and well-known photo and video sharing and editing application Instagram.

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Krieger was the lead and sole developer for Instagram during the early stages of the application’s life. Krieger was critical in growing and leading the development team upwards of four hundred and fifty until departing in 2018.

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Krieger held approximately ten percent of Instagram when purchased by Facebook, netting him around one hundred million US dollars. Mike married Kaitlyn Trigger in December of 2015 at a resort in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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