Gavankar was one of the first people to create a Twitter account, and it all happened thanks to a G5 jet, a private island, and Richard Branson's computer. While visiting the British entrepreneur on his private island, Gavankar met startup investor and tech genius Chris Sacca, who was hopped up on the idea of a brand-new startup called Twitter.
"It was not even incorporated yet. There was no app yet; there was no iPhone yet. No one was saying the word 'app' yet," Gavankar told CNet. "He explained [Twitter] to me, and I immediately understood that it was going to kill mailing lists; it would kill the lag time between message and receiver. So I signed up on Branson's computer right there."