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Jerry Yang

Co-Founder and Former CEO of Yahoo!

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 Jerry Yang Biography

Recognized worldwide as an industry visionary, Jerry Yang is the co-founder and Chief Yahoo of Yahoo! Inc., a global Internet media company that offers a branded network of comprehensive information, communication and shopping services to millions of users daily.

Yang, a Taiwanese native raised in San Jose, Calif., co-created the Yahoo! Internet navigational guide in April 1994 with David Filo and co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in April 1995. Yang, a leading force in the media industry, has been instrumental in building Yahoo! into the world's most highly trafficked Web site and one of the Internet's most recognized brands.

A true Internet entrepreneur, Yang has spoken at the most prestigious national and international industry conferences, including COMDEX and Internet World, and at conferences sponsored by Fortune and the Wall Street Journal.

After turning down a $44.4 million acquisition offer from Microsoft in 2008, Yang stepped down as CEO in 2009, eventually leaving the company in 2012.

Since leaving Yahoo! Yang became a mentor to various technology startups and an investor through his firm, AME Cloud Ventures. AME has provided funding to more than 50 startups, including Tango, Evernote, Wattpad, Vectra Networks Inc., and Chinese travel site Shijiebang. "Ame" means "rain" in Japanese, a nod to Yang's interest in cloud computing.

Yang also serves on the board of Alibaba, a Chinese multinational conglomerate specializing in e-commerce, retail, Internet, and technology.

Yang holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and is currently on a leave of absence from Stanford's electrical engineering Ph.D. program.

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Jerry Yang

Co-Founder and Former CEO of Yahoo!

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Jerry Yang Biography

Recognized worldwide as an industry visionary, Jerry Yang is the co-founder and Chief Yahoo of Yahoo! Inc., a global Internet media company that offers a branded network of comprehensive information, communication and shopping services to millions of users daily.

Yang, a Taiwanese native raised in San Jose, Calif., co-created the Yahoo! Internet navigational guide in April 1994 with David Filo and co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in April 1995. Yang, a leading force in the media industry, has been instrumental in building Yahoo! into the world's most highly trafficked Web site and one of the Internet's most recognized brands.

A true Internet entrepreneur, Yang has spoken at the most prestigious national and international industry conferences, including COMDEX and Internet World, and at conferences sponsored by Fortune and the Wall Street Journal.

After turning down a $44.4 million acquisition offer from Microsoft in 2008, Yang stepped down as CEO in 2009, eventually leaving the company in 2012.

Since leaving Yahoo! Yang became a mentor to various technology startups and an investor through his firm, AME Cloud Ventures. AME has provided funding to more than 50 startups, including Tango, Evernote, Wattpad, Vectra Networks Inc., and Chinese travel site Shijiebang. "Ame" means "rain" in Japanese, a nod to Yang's interest in cloud computing.

Yang also serves on the board of Alibaba, a Chinese multinational conglomerate specializing in e-commerce, retail, Internet, and technology.

Yang holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and is currently on a leave of absence from Stanford's electrical engineering Ph.D. program.

Jerry Yang Videos

  • Tim O'Reilly & Jerry Yang - US Zeitgeist 2010
  • Tim O'Reilly, Jerry Yang, Dennis Crowley & Steve Cousins - US Zeitgeist
  • Tradition of Innovation: Jerry Yang, Yahoo! - YouTube

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  • How to book Jerry Yang?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jerry Yang for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jerry Yang, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jerry Yang or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jerry Yang?

    Booking fees for Jerry Yang, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jerry Yang, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jerry Yang?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jerry Yang for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jerry Yang for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jerry Yang or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jerry Yang or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jerry Yang is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jerry Yang for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Jerry Yang generally travels from Los Altos Hills, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Eric Schmidt, Sergey Brin, Tony Hsieh, Jeff Bezos and Larry Ellison. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jerry Yang for an upcoming event.

Jerry Yang Speaker Videos

  • Tim O'Reilly & Jerry Yang - US Zeitgeist 2010
    Tim O'Reilly, Jerry Yang, Dennis Crowley & Steve Cousins - US Zeitgeist
  • Tradition of Innovation: Jerry Yang, Yahoo! - YouTube

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