Name: Nicholas D. "Nick" Woodman
Born: June 24, 1975 in Santa Clara County, California, USA
Computer related contributions
- American businessman and entrepreneur and founder and CEO of GoPro.
- Foxconn (Taiwanese contract manufacturer) purchased 8.88% of the company for $200 million in 2012 which set the market value of the company at $2.25 billion making Woodman, who owned the majority of the stock, a billionaire.
- Woodman's estimated net worth was US$4.8 billion in 2014.
Honors and awards
- GoPro sold 2.3 million cameras (2012)
"On the road and traveling - that's when people are at their most creative."
"If I didn't follow my passion for surfing, I would have never come up with the concept to make a wrist camera."