Hong Qu

Teaches at General Assembly

Hong Qu builds social media tools that help us better understand ourselves and the world around us. As an early YouTube employee, he designed, programmed, and launched vital parts of the site such as the homepage, sharing tools, channels, and video response. In addition to YouTube, he has worked at Google, Yahoo, and also at numerous startups in New York and Silicon Valley. Hong has a master's degree from UC Berkeley's School of Information with a focus on social media and data mining, and a bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University.