About Us

The GO Team

Willie Hassell (Co-Founder)

Willie Hassell (@GOHassellis the co-founder and CEO of HBCU GO, which he started with ? in March of 2018. Willie sets the company's strategy to connect past, present and future HBCU students. Originally from Missouri, Willie graduated from Fort Hays State University with a degree in Criminal Justice and is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems at Bethune-Cookman University. Willie assists with day to day operations of the GO as well as the company's responsible for the company's overall vision and strategy as well as day-to-day operations.



Mike Krieger (CTO, co-founder)

Mike Krieger (@mikeyk) is the CTO and co-founder of Instagram, a global community of more than 800 million. As the head of engineering, Mike focuses on building products that bring out the creativity in all of us.

A native of São Paulo, Brazil, Mike holds an MS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University. Prior to founding Instagram, he worked at Meebo as a user experience designer and front-end engineer.