Jerry Yang

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Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang (born November 6, 1968) is a Taiwanese-American computer programmer, internet entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.wikipedia
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Yahoo!

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He is the co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo! Inc.
company was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995.

David Filo

He met David Filo at Stanford in 1989, and the two of them went to Japan in 1992 for a six-month exchange program, during which he met his future wife, who was there as part of the exchange program. While studying at Stanford in 1994, Yang and David Filo co-created an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web," which consisted of a directory of other websites.
David Robert Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American billionaire businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang.

Stanford University

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Yang earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Stanford University in four years.

Jack Ma

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Yang met Alibaba founder Jack Ma in 1997 during Yang's first trip to China.
However, Ma rejected their offer, instead gathering support from Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang with a $1 billion investment.

Terry Semel

Terry Semel, who replaced Tim Koogle as CEO after the dot-com bubble crash, served until 2007 when the rise of Google led the board to fire him and appoint Yang as interim CEO.
After joining Yahoo, company founders Jerry Yang and David Filo suggested he look at buying Google, whose founders looked up Yahoo's inventors.

Timothy Koogle

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received a $2 million investment from Sequoia Capital, Tim Koogle was hired as CEO, and Yang and Filo were each appointed "Chief Yahoo."
founders Jerry Yang and David Filo in June 1995, and became CEO and president of the company in August, beating out a half-dozen other candidates for the job.

Shi Tao (journalist)

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had cooperated with Chinese authorities in the arrest of Chinese journalist Shi Tao in November 2004.
co-founder Jerry Yang testifying in another hearing before Congress.

Alibaba Group

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Yang met Alibaba founder Jack Ma in 1997 during Yang's first trip to China.
The board of directors of Alibaba includes top management Jack Ma, Joseph Tsai, Daniel Zhang, and J. Michael Evans, directors Eric Jing and Masayoshi Son (founder and CEO of SoftBank), and independent directors such as Chee Hwa Tung, Walter Kwauk, Börje E. Ekholm, and Wan Ling Martello, as well as Yahoo! co-founder and former CEO Jerry Yang.

Dot-com bubble

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Terry Semel, who replaced Tim Koogle as CEO after the dot-com bubble crash, served until 2007 when the rise of Google led the board to fire him and appoint Yang as interim CEO.

Carol Bartz

named Carol Bartz as CEO.
On January 13, 2009, Bartz was named CEO of Yahoo!, the Internet services company which operated the fourth most-visited Web domain name in the world, succeeding co-founder Jerry Yang.

Laogai Museum

Late in 2008, the Laogai Museum opened; the museum was run by noted Chinese dissident Harry Wu and showcased China's laogai penal system.
co-founder Jerry Yang was part of Yahoo!'s apology, and funding the museum was one of its first public projects.

Lenovo

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In early 2013, Lenovo announced the addition of Yahoo founder Jerry Yang to its board.

Wildlife Conservation Network

Yamazaki graduated from Stanford University with a degree in industrial engineering and is a director with the Wildlife Conservation Network.

Programmer

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Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang (born November 6, 1968) is a Taiwanese-American computer programmer, internet entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.

Chief executive officer

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He is the co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo! Inc.

Taipei

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Yang was born with the name Yang Chih-Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan on November 6, 1968; his mother was a professor of English and drama and his father died when he was two, by which time Yang had a brother.

Taiwan

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Yang was born with the name Yang Chih-Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan on November 6, 1968; his mother was a professor of English and drama and his father died when he was two, by which time Yang had a brother.

San Jose, California

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In 1978, his mother moved the family to San Jose, California, where his grandmother and extended family took care of the boys while his mother taught English to other immigrants.

Bachelor of Science

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Yang earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Stanford University in four years.

Master of Science

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Yang earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Stanford University in four years.

Electrical engineering

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Yang earned both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Stanford University in four years.

Accel (venture capital firm)

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According to Rob Solomon, a venture capitalist at Accel Partners, Yang was "a great founder, evangelist, strategist and mentor," having "created the blueprint for what is possible on the Internet."

Internet

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While studying at Stanford in 1994, Yang and David Filo co-created an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web," which consisted of a directory of other websites.

Sequoia Capital

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received a $2 million investment from Sequoia Capital, Tim Koogle was hired as CEO, and Yang and Filo were each appointed "Chief Yahoo."