Jerry Yang Bio Details
Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang
Date of birth
Chief Yahoo (1995)
CEO of Yahoo (2007 - 2009)
Yahoo! started in 1994 as a project between Yang and co founder David Filo, who started a listing of their favorite web pages. It was incorporated in 1995 and went public in 1996. He took the role of Chief Yahoo and was CEo between 2007 and 2009 before leaving the company in 2012.
Yahoo is an acronym for "Yet another hierarchical officious oracle."
Emmigrated from Taiwan to the USA when he was 10 with his mother and brother having lost his father when he was a toddler.
Co Founder of Yahoo! Inc.