Like every avid web surfer, we all understand the pains of having to scroll through hundreds of junk emails to find that one important email. This leads to failing to answer important emails or missing that important meeting as the notification is wedged in-between dozens of junk mail. This was part of Jojo Hedaya day to day problem that led him to create an easy to use electronic mail organization tool that is Unroll.me. Founded in 2011, Unroll.me has been a success in aiding its users having better email organization thus gaining worldwide popularity since. Born on 30th December 1989 in New York City, Jojo studied in various Jewish Schools within the city in his earlier years but moved to Israel to continue his studies.
The story of Unroll.me was one between two young friends, Jojo Hedaya and Josh Rosenwald . This was attributed to personal frustrations where Jojo claimed his partner wasn’t able to answer his emails numerous times. The duo meet in Israel while studying abroad despite both hailing from New York. Their friendship however was formed after discovering they shared a common birthday, this was after being urged to pair up by a rabbi who noticed they had international BlackBerry devices then.
According to Jojo Hedaya, experience was much better than a college degree. Having not graduated himself, Jojo believes that in our present society skills are more important in the current job market and that education comes in handy for those who do not have skills. However, he does not advice on people to drop college and dive in headfirst to start a company. Jojo personally considers going back to college to finish his degree as he only has three credits to complete and earn his degree.
In his own personal life Jojo Hedaya passion revolves around making and continuing a positive office culture. He does this by aiming to grow himself continuously and being a role model to his employees. Jojo is also eager in sharing his knowledge with others as demonstrated by various entrepreneurial conferences he’s spoken at. Away from work life, Jojo enjoys having quality time with his wife and son and supporting his favorite basketball team, the Knicks.