About Can Sar

Can is an engineer, entrepreneur, and thinker.

Can most recently worked on Google Inbox, on what eventually become Google Reminders. Reminders helps users quickly capture todos with smart autocomplete and provides Assists – handy pieces of information to help get them started, like customer service phone numbers, countdowns to important deadlines, and more.

Previously, Can was CTO and Co-Founder of Apture, which Google acquired in 2011. Apture enabled millions of users to get instant, on-the-fly explanations without leaving their place, across a billion page views per month on its publisher network.

Can graduated from Stanford University with a BS and MS Degree in Computer Science, focused on Systems. He has published several academic papers in Operating Systems and Security, is a Stanford Graduate Fellow, Stanford President’s Scholar, and the author of several patents.

His other interests include Economics, Political Philosophy, and Foreign Policy.