Jerry Yang

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Birthday
6, 1968
Birthplace
Taipei, Taiwan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1968 (age 49)
Birthplace
Taipei, Taiwan

About

Co-founder and one-time CEO of the Yahoo! search engine. His net worth, as of early 2012, was over 1.2 billion dollars.

Before Fame

He attended Stanford University, where he studied electrical engineering.

Trivia

In 2008, he rejected CEO job offers from Microsoft and Google.

Family Life

He married a Japanese woman, Akiko Yamazaki, who was raised in Costa Rica.

Associated With

He opposed his company's takeover by Microsoft and Bill Gates, a widely derided decision that led to him resigning as Yahoo's CEO in 2009.