Ben Silbermann had wanted to make a difference. He didn’t just want to be another doctor in the family following the footsteps of his parents, or his parent’s parents. He wanted something more. To be someone.
He had been inspired by the movie “Pirates of the Silicon Valley” and had decided to move to California. He replayed in his mind, over and over again, the scene when Bill Gates had announced “there might be something going on in California”.