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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Retrieved 8 May Press ‘i’ to view the image gallery’v’ to view the video galleryor ‘r’ to view a random entry. The video was posted on various blogsthen YouTubewhere it became an immense viral Internet phenomenon.

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Alwksey Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On October 31st,the business news blog Dealbreaker [19] reported that Vayner had a book coming out titled Millionaires’ Blueprint to Successbased on his experiences with wealthy people he knew through tennis and skiing. Please discuss this issue on the article’s talk page. Aaleksey the first phase of popularity, blog posters and others began adding their own fanciful contributions to Vayner’s legend. Please click the verification link in your email to activate your newsletter subscription Click here to manage your subscriptions.

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Rumpus Magazinea Yale University tabloidhad already exposed Vayner as a possible fake before attending Yale. Retrieved from ” https: Nomura is thinking of closing its London-based prop trading business. Archived from the original on 11 July In it, Vayner discusses his video resume and seems to accept that his unwelcomed fame is simply a part of who he is.


Using a considerable amount of business vatner, Vayner praises himself and shares his various insights on success, talent, and overcoming adversity. Impossible is Nothing Uploaded by Brad. Click here to manage your subscriptions. On January resmue, 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! In the years after graduating from Yale, Vayner’s LinkedIn profile suggests he spent six months contracting at Morgan Stanley but didn’t achieve another position at a major investment bank.

In further investigating the incident, IvyGate learned and published [4] that:. Enter a valid email address. Amused by Vayner’s apparent pufferyan unknown member of UBS staff emailed his application materials to other investment banks.

Impossible Is Nothing (video résumé) – Wikipedia

Impossible is Nothing Uploaded by Don. Aleksey Vayner discusses Impo There was an error with your request. It also revealed that Vayner had legally changed his name to “Alex Stone” in Aprilsome time after relocating to New York. The Internet meme surrounding “Impossible Is Nothing” spread in typical fashion: All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links vayjer August Webarchive template wayback links Wikipedia introduction cleanup from May All pages needing cleanup Articles covered by WikiProject Wikify from May All articles covered by WikiProject Wikify Use dmy dates from May Cannot load job sectors at this time.


Based on an e-mail circulating among his friends and Yale alumni circles, a memorial service is scheduled be held on Saturday, January 26th in New York. We’ve written a few times about Aleksey Vayner, the former Yale University student who became notorious for his outlandish self-promotional and yet seemingly non-ironic video resume in These include several classic meme features: It’s and Deutsche Bank would like everyone to calm down.

New York Daily News25 January By the end of the month, Vayner had become a viral video celebrity, though he was rather displeased with fame that he didn’t ask for. One blog, IvyGatebecame famous due to its disputes with Vayner. 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. 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.