Biography Jerry Yang (Founder Yahoo!)

All Internet users must know Yahoo. Yeah right .. Yahoo is the site email service provider. Yahoo! is one of the leading Internet brands, with the highest traffic network on the Internet, anyone who is behind the success he Yahoo Jerry Yang.

Jerry Yang was born on November 6, 1968. His father died when he was only two years old, so he just brought up by his mother who worked as an English teacher. Jerry Yang moved to San Jose, California at the time she was ten years old. Although his mother is a teacher of English but he can not speak English at the time moved to California. But because the intelligence he had in three years to master English well so she went to grade Advance Placement (AP) English.


While studying in the Department Eletrik at Stanford University, he and David Filo to make computer chips by using CAD. But when their supervisor to go to Italy and the project aside mereke instead meraka surfing and experimenting with the web. But when surfing the internet because they experience boredom more tidah search sites such as books in the library searches. Therefore, Yang and Filo created their own web site that contains a variety of other sites in 1994. This is called "David and Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web." Later the name was changed to Yahoo which stands for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle", but Yang and Filo Wordpress bertegas they chose these names because they are common definition sukakan yahoo: "rude, short, neglected". Yahoo became very popular, Yang and Filo and menyedari potential with menubuhkan Yahoo! Inc. in April 1995.
AOL then offer to purchase Yahoo!, But both refused to say that Yahoo was founded by them to have fun and enjoyment rather than for money. Then, the two decided to make a profit from their inventions. They found an investor a Mike Moritz. With a $ 1 million menginfestasikan by Moritz, Yang and Filo to find some colleagues and established entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. Only one year after its founding, Yahoo! become one of the most successful online companies.

Career development

Jerry Yang played a major role in running the company, he runs the company with Philo's wheels. As CEO, he played a major role in the development and implementation of corporate business strategy, vision, and international efforts. On January 13, 2009, he was replaced by Carol Bartz as the new CEO. Although no longer CEO, Yang was still a member of the board of directors. Who as CEO dikeritik by various employers for failing to raise the stock price of Yahoo! He was also criticized by the other shareholders for its refusal to accept a deal with Microsoft.

In spite of all the issues that follow Jerry Yang's career as an entrepreneur, his contributions to the Internet media industry to prove that he is truly a brilliant businessman. At present, Yang is part of the Board of Directors of Alibaba, Cisco, Asia Pacific Fund, and Yahoo!.

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aliya seen mengatakan...
19 Juli 2016 20.09

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