Who is Jerry Yang?
Jerry Yang, an American billionaire from Taipei, Taiwan, is an internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist.
Yang Chih-Yuan was born in Taipei, Taiwan on November 6, 1968. His father died when he was two, so he was entirely raised by his mother.
Yang is a committed philanthropist who has contributed to a variety of charity organizations throughout the years.
Jerry attended Stanford University after graduating from high school, where he received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in electrical engineering. He completed both degrees in four years.
During Jerry's college years, he met David Filo, with whom he later co-founded Yahoo!
During their undergraduate years, the duo participated in a student exchange program to Japan, where Jerry met his future wife.