Steve Chen

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Steven Shih Chen (born August 25, 1978) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube.wikipedia
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Steven Shih Chen (born August 25, 1978) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube.
Three former PayPal employees—Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim—created the service in February 2005.

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Steven Shih Chen (born August 25, 1978) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube.

Chad Hurley

Chen was an employee at PayPal, where he first met Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.
In October 2006, he and Steve Chen sold YouTube for $1.65 billion to Google.

Prospect Heights, Illinois

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When he was eight years old, he and his family immigrated to the United States and settled in Prospect Heights, Illinois.

Jawed Karim

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

John Hersey High School

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He went to River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect for his middle school education and John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his freshman year of high school.

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he studied computer science.
The alumni of the university have created companies and products such as Netscape Communications (formerly Mosaic) (Marc Andreessen), AMD (Jerry Sanders), PayPal (Max Levchin), Playboy (Hugh Hefner), National Football League (George Halas), Siebel Systems (Thomas Siebel), Mortal Kombat (Ed Boon), CDW (Michael Krasny), YouTube (Steve Chen and Jawed Karim), THX (Tomlinson Holman), Andreessen Horowitz (Marc Andreessen), Oracle (Larry Ellison and Bob Miner), Lotus (Ray Ozzie), Yelp! (Jeremy Stoppelman and Russel Simmons), Safari (Dave Hyatt), Firefox (Joe Hewitt), W. W. Grainger (William Wallace Grainger), Delta Air Lines (C. E. Woolman), Beckman Instruments (Arnold Beckman), BET (Robert L. Johnson), and Tesla Motors (Martin Eberhard).

MixBit

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After having co-founded the company AVOS Systems, Inc. and built the video-sharing app MixBit, he joined Google Ventures in 2014. He and Hurley started AVOS Systems which acquired Delicious from Yahoo! Inc.
MixBit was a video sharing service that was created by two of the three co-founders of YouTube, Steve Chen and Chad Hurley.

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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For his final three years of high school, he attended the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois.

Delicious (website)

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He and Hurley started AVOS Systems which acquired Delicious from Yahoo! Inc.
On April 27, 2011, Delicious announced the site was sold to Avos Systems, a company created by Chad Hurley and Steve Chen.

Chief technology officer

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Steven Shih Chen (born August 25, 1978) is an American Internet entrepreneur who is one of the co-founders and previous chief technology officer of the video-sharing website YouTube.

GV (company)

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After having co-founded the company AVOS Systems, Inc. and built the video-sharing app MixBit, he joined Google Ventures in 2014.

Taipei

Taiwan

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Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan.

River Trails School District 26

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He went to River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect for his middle school education and John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his freshman year of high school.

Mount Prospect, Illinois

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He went to River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect for his middle school education and John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his freshman year of high school.

Arlington Heights, Illinois

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He went to River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect for his middle school education and John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his freshman year of high school.

Computer science

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At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he studied computer science.

PayPal

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Chen was an employee at PayPal, where he first met Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim.

Facebook

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Chen was also an early employee at Facebook, although he left after several months to start YouTube. In 2017 the live streaming food network was shut down, with its Twitter feed switched to private and Facebook account left idle since March, 2017.

Business 2.0

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In June 2006, Chen was named by Business 2.0 as one of "The 50 people who matter now" in business.

Google

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On October 16, 2006, Chen and Hurley sold YouTube to Google, Inc. for $1.65 billion.

Yahoo!

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He and Hurley started AVOS Systems which acquired Delicious from Yahoo! Inc.

Asian Scientist

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Chen was listed as one of the 15 Asian Scientists To Watch by Asian Scientist Magazine on 15 May 2011.

Twitter

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In 2017 the live streaming food network was shut down, with its Twitter feed switched to private and Facebook account left idle since March, 2017.