Outcast Dylan Field has recently become famous. Dylan Field managed to found a company called Sigma, which was recently sold to Adobe for $20 billion. The value of Field’s shares in this company is 2 billion dollars. Field, now in his 30s, reportedly dropped out of college in 2012 before receiving the Thiel Scholarship. Field is now the richest Thiel scholarship.
The Thiel Scholarship offers $100,000 to college dropouts to start companies. Thiel’s scholarship is considered controversial because of his request to leave the university. This cooperative was founded by the founder of PayPal to bypass the traditional learning method.
What is Figma?
According to reports, Figma is a collaboration tool that allows users to create websites, logos and more. One of the benefits of using Figma is the ability to collaborate in real time. Reports indicate that Figma is being used by professionals and designers from various companies, including Google. Figma was recently acquired by Adobe.
Shantanu Narayan, CEO of Adobe, said that the acquisition is important for shareholders of both companies in the long term. In 2012, Field said that learning Adobe Photoshop was a difficult process during his Thief Fellowship program.
Dylan Field is known to his teammates as a good teammate. Those who knew him considered him a thinker. Fellow students remember his ambition when he received more funding for his project in his first year of study. Kalam is also known for his kindness in his circle of friends. A former Figma employee who left the company remembered Figma as a family company. File is married and has one child.
Ilya Vakutinsky, a student in the same class, said he hopes Field’s kindness and positivity will rub off on her new boss. “This is an exciting move for Adobe, but the design community is very skeptical,” said Wahutynskyi, who runs CareSwitch, a medical facility.
This field is said to have increased interest in cryptocurrency. According to reports, Field was able to sell a total of $7.5 million last year.
Dylan Field credits his excellent work to the success of Figma. He recently said that Figma was able to stay afloat because he believed it would do well and, he said, Adobe understood what was possible in this market.