Allan Maman, a 21-year-old who didn’t go to college, is the brainchild behind many of the memes used by the presidential campaigns of Andrew Yang and Mike Bloomberg.
Maman’s work included an ‘AirPod’ meme for Yang and a Democratic debate meme for Bloomberg.
In an interview with Business Insider, Maman revealed his career in meme-making, and how it started with cold emails.
Maman also got an assist from contacts dating to his days as a fidget-spinner entrepreneur, he says.
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Years ago, Allan Maman used to be known for co-inventing the fidget spinner. But that was before the now 21-year-old took the digital reins of first Andrew Yang and then Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaigns.
It’s been quite a journey for the young man from Westchester County, New York. But strangely enough, the first business led quite directly to the second, totally different one.