Jawed Karim

Jawed Karim (born 28 October 1979) is an American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube.wikipedia
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YouTube

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Jawed Karim (born 28 October 1979) is an American Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube.
Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.

Chad Hurley

During Karim's time working at PayPal, where he met the fellow YouTube founders Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, he designed many of the core components including its real-time anti-internet fraud system.
Hurley worked in eBay's PayPal division—one of his tasks involved designing the original PayPal logo — before starting YouTube with fellow PayPal colleagues Steve Chen and Jawed Karim.

Me at the zoo

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This inaugural video – titled Me at the zoo – has been viewed over 60 million times as of January 2019.
It was uploaded on April 23, 2005 at 20:27:12 PDT (April 24, 2005 at 3:27:12 UTC) by the site's cofounder Jawed Karim, with the username "jawed" and recorded by his high school friend Yakov Lapitsky.

Saint Paul Central High School

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He graduated from Saint Paul Central High School and later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Computer Science.
The team qualified juniors Ben Quam and Ilias Karim, who is the brother of Central High School alum Jawed Karim, to the quarterfinals of the Minnesota State High School League Policy Debate Quarterfinals as the fourth seeded team before they were eliminated by Edina High School's seniors Doug Gschneidner and Logan Chin.

Merseburg

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Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany in 1979 to a Bangladeshi father and a German mother.
Jawed Karim, (born 1979), YouTube co-founder

Steve Chen

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During Karim's time working at PayPal, where he met the fellow YouTube founders Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, he designed many of the core components including its real-time anti-internet fraud system.
Chen was an employee at PayPal, where he first met Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.

YouTuber

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The Internet domain name " " was activated on February 14, 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, when they worked for PayPal.

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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He graduated from Saint Paul Central High School and later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Computer Science.
YouTube, 2005, co-founders Steve Chen (B.S) and Jawed Karim (B.S).

Airbnb

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Karim is one of Airbnb's first investors, investing in that company's initial Seed round in April 2009.
In April 2009, the company raised $600,000 from Sequoia Capital, with Youniversity Ventures partners Jawed Karim, Keith Rabois, and Kevin Hartz participating.

Google+

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On 6 November 2013, YouTube began requiring that commenting on its videos be done via a Google+ account, a move that was widely opposed by the YouTube community.
YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim voiced his disapproval in one of a few comments subsequent to the change including the temporary addition of the following text, "I can't comment here anymore, since I don't want a google+ account" to the description of the first ever video on the site.

PayPal Mafia

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Jawed Karim, former PayPal engineer who co-founded YouTube.

PayPal

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During Karim's time working at PayPal, where he met the fellow YouTube founders Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, he designed many of the core components including its real-time anti-internet fraud system.

Internet fraud

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During Karim's time working at PayPal, where he met the fellow YouTube founders Steven Chen and Chad Hurley, he designed many of the core components including its real-time anti-internet fraud system.

East Germany

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Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany in 1979 to a Bangladeshi father and a German mother.

Bangladeshis

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Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany in 1979 to a Bangladeshi father and a German mother.

Germans

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Karim was born in Merseburg, East Germany in 1979 to a Bangladeshi father and a German mother.

Inner German border

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He crossed the inner German border with his family in the early 1980s, growing up in Neuss, West Germany.

Neuss

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He crossed the inner German border with his family in the early 1980s, growing up in Neuss, West Germany.

West Germany

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He crossed the inner German border with his family in the early 1980s, growing up in Neuss, West Germany.

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Karim moved with his family to Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1992.

Computer science

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He graduated from Saint Paul Central High School and later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Department of Computer Science.

Master's degree

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He subsequently earned a master's degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Stanford University

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He subsequently earned a master's degree in computer science from Stanford University.

Silicon Graphics

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In 1998, Jawed served an Internship at Silicon Graphics Inc., where he worked on 3D voxel data management for very large data sets for volume rendering, including the data for the Visible Human Project.