Jerry Yang By Peyton Tanghe Period 2

  • Born on November 6, 1968 in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Age: 48
  • Net Worth: 2.2 Billion
  • Graduated in 1990 from Stanford
  • Siblings: 1 sister and 1 other brother
  • He designed software that organized web pages by subject with a partner, "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web".
  • After few months it took off they decided they needed to make it simpler and renamed it Yahoo.
  • He came upon his love for technology when studying for his doctorate and meeting David Filo, both spent hours surfing the internet.
  • In 1996 it became public, now you can invest and buy stock of Yahoo.
  • Mr. Yang's entreprenueral strategy was improving a product of process.
  • He took the slow internet and made it just a little quicker.
  • www.Yahoo.com, this is his business.
  • He is listed as top 25 most influential people to the web.
  • His father died when he was two years old.
  • He has given 75 million dollars to his alma mater, Stanford.
  • How often does he actually use Yahoo?

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Credits:

Created with images by abhisawa - "Yahoo!" • Yahoo Inc - "Jerry Yang at Yahoo! TechPulse" • gaku. - "YAHOO in 2001." • Janitors - "Yahoo"

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