David Filo

About David Filo

Who is it?: Chief Yahoo, Yahoo!
Birth Day: April 20, 1966
Birth Place: Palo Alto, California, United States
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

David Filo was born on 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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Popular As David Filo
Occupation Technology
Age 58 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 20, 1966 (Palo Alto, California, United States)
Birthday April 20
Town/City Palo Alto, California, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

David Filo’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

David Filo was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.

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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.



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.


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.


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


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.

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