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Airbnb CEO & Co-Founder Brian Chesky
Brian Chesky
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    Hypergrowth

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    Current Employee - Product in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Product in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Airbnb full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Companies in hypergrowth offer amazing opportunities and chaos. People who think things should be done by the book, don't love Airbnb. It takes flexible, entrepreneurially minded people to succeed here. We have a motto: embrace the adventure.

    Cons

    Change, there's a lot of change. Founders have very little work experience at all before their roles at Airbnb.

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    Get to know the team right below e-staff better.

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Airbnb Interviews

Updated Oct 20, 2014
Updated Oct 20, 2014

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    interviewed at Airbnb in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    I applied through a recruiter, who promptly scheduled a phone screening - the general talk about personal things.

    They then quickly scheduled another phone screening, this time with an engineer to test my coding ability (it took about a week between the initial screening and the technical interview). They asked me to code a csv parser in the 45 minutes of allotted time and get it to compile and run correctly. For this reason I chose python (java takes too long to get the peripheral framework ready to run). I would practice getting code to compile and run in about 35 minutes because it takes about 10 minutes to understand their question in detail.

    Interview Questions
    • Parse an escaped string into csv format.   View Answer
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Additional Info

Website www.airbnb.com
Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 2008
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable
Competitors Unknown

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone.

Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to...
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