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David Filo — Yahoo! Co-founder


David Filo co-created the Jerry and Dave’s guide to the World Wide Web in April 1994 with fellow Stanford grad student Jerry Yang. The two co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in April 1995 and helped it become one of the most recognized brands on the Internet.

Filo earned his MS in electrical engineering at Stanford.

At Yahoo!, he serves as a key technologist, directing the technical operations behind the company’s global network of Web properties. He is credited with helping build Yahoo! into one of the world’s most highly trafficked websites.