Aleksey Vayner is a Yale University student who in October , applied for a job with UBS AG. He sent a video resume titled “Impossible is Nothing”. Aleksey Vayner, the Yale graduate who garnered the Internet’s mistrust for a video résumé he made called “Impossible is Nothing,” died on. The Yale student who catapulted to Internet infamy with a disastrous video resume he sent to a prospective employer has reportedly died at his.

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The theory that will take artificial intelligence to the trading floor Morning Coffee: In further investigating the incident, IvyGate learned and published [4] that:. On December 20th, YouTuber maplestreet uploaded a video titled “Impossible is the Opposite of Possible,” in which actor Michael Cera parodies Vayner’s video resume shown below, right.

The video was posted on various blogsthen YouTubewhere it became an immense viral Internet phenomenon.

After the first phase of popularity, blog posters and others began adding their own fanciful contributions to Vayner’s legend. One blog, IvyGatebecame famous due to its disputes with Vayner. New York Daily News25 January On November 3rd, YouTuber vlogolution uploaded a parody video titled “Impossible is Nothing Spoof” shown below, leftwhich received over 45, views within the next six years.

In this resume, still visible here, Vayner engaged in everything from bench presses to ballroom dancing, tennis and skiing, all in a quest to get a job in an investment bank UBS specifically.

On January 25th, the techno-culture blog Motherboard [20] published an article about Vayner’s death, and included a screenshot of a cryptic post submitted to Vayner’s Facebook wall, which said “Do not, anyone, sell this idiot ANY pills! Archived from the original on 6 June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Like us on Facebook! Vayner changed his name to Alex Stone in Apriland yesterday it was reported that he had passed away. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat These include several classic meme features: Archived from the original on 3 June Vayner did not receive a job offer from UBS or any other bank, so he took a leave of reume from Yale.

On October 31st,the business aldksey blog Dealbreaker [19] reported that Vayner had a alekssy coming out titled Millionaires’ Blueprint to Successbased on his experiences with wealthy people he knew through tennis and skiing. No thanks, take me back to the meme zone! Using a considerable amount of business jargon, Vayner praises himself and shares his various insights on success, talent, and overcoming adversity.

Jan 24, at Interspliced with the interview are clips of Vayner performing gayner feats, including bench pressing, skiing, playing tennis, ballroom dancing, and karate-chopping a stack of bricks. When Vayner emailed a cease-and-desist letter demanding that IvyGate remove “Impossible is Nothing” links from its website, the blog instead published the threat and taunted Vayner to sue them.

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Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article. Vayner appeared in Winnebago Mana documentary about Jack Rebney, whose profanity-laced outtakes from a Winnebago industrial film also became an internet meme.

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It also revealed that Vayner had legally changed his name to “Alex Stone” in Aprilsome time after relocating to New York. Amused by Vayner’s apparent pufferyan unknown member of UBS staff emailed his application materials to other investment banks. Retrieved 8 May Vayner vaynrr sending cease-and-desist letters to websites hosting his video resume, including YouTube, IvyGate and several other blogs as well as UBS for their involvement with disseminating the video.

Late Lunchtime Links: The sad story of Aleksey Vayner, the man who wanted to work at UBS

Based on an e-mail circulating among his friends and Yale alumni circles, a vaynet service is scheduled be held on Saturday, January 26th in New York. Know Your Meme is an advertising supported site and we noticed that you’re using an ad-blocking solution. Highly amused by Vayner’s over-the-top video resume, an employee at the bank forwarded his application to other investment banks, including Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, J.