David Filo

About David Filo

Who is it?: Chief Yahoo, Yahoo!
Birth Day: April 20, 1966
Birth Place: Palo Alto, California, United States
Birth Sign: Taurus
Residence: Palo Alto, California, U.S.
Alma mater: Tulane University Stanford University
Occupation: Co-founder and Chief Yahoo, Yahoo! Inc.
Salary: One-dollar salary
Spouse(s): Angela Buenning

David Filo Net Worth

David Filo was bornon April 20, 1966 in Palo Alto, California, United States, is Chief Yahoo, Yahoo!. David Filo is cofounder of Yahoo, a onetime web service behemoth, which sold its core business to Verizon for $4.8 billion in cash in June 2017. The most valuable part of Yahoo, its 15% stake in Alibaba, 35% stake in Yahoo Japan and few smaller investments, morphed into a company called Altaba. Filo started the company in 1995 with Jerry Yang, a classmate at his Stanford Ph.D. program. The duo dropped out to run Yahoo. Filo and his wife Angela established the Yellow Chair Foundation in 2000; it supports education, civil liberties, gender equality and the environment.
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💰 Net worth: $5.8 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

2009 $1.3 Billion
2010 $1.15 Billion
2011 $1.1 Billion
2012 $1.2 Billion
2013 $2.2 Billion
2014 $3.3 Billion
2015 $2.4 Billion
2016 $3.3 Billion
2017 $3.4 Billion
2018 $5.53 Billion

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Famous Quotes:

It's going to be interesting to see how society adapts to a lot of these changes that AI is bringing to us...I think with that kind of change comes a great opportunity, but kind of both on the positive and potentially negative side.

Biography/Timeline

1994

In February 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites. It was renamed "Yahoo!" (an exclamation). Yahoo! became very popular, and Filo and Yang realized the Business potential and co-founded Yahoo! Inc.

2000

Filo and his wife launched Yellow Chair Foundation in 2000, helped in the launch of Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship in 2008 and have endowed professorships in engineering and education. In 2013, they helped create Imagine K12, which invests in education Technology companies.

2005

In 2005 he gave $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.

2014

In December 2014, Forbes estimated Filo to be worth $3.8 billion, ranking him the 580th-richest person in the world. As of 2017, he is ranked 564th.