David Filo

Born Apr 20, 1966

David Filo is an American businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang. His Filo Server Program, written in the C programming language, was the server-side software used to dynamically serve variable web pages, called Filo Server Pages, on visits to early versions of the Yahoo! web site.… Read More

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    Marissa Mayer Will Resign From Rump Yahoo Board After Verizon Deal Is Done
    Huffington Post - 14 days ago
  • Activist Investor Renews Call For Yahoo To Sell Core Business
    Yahoo News - Dec 04, 2015
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    Yahoo News - Dec 03, 2015
  • Signs That Twitter May Be Preparing For An Ipo
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 07, 2013


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1966 Birth Born on April 20, 1966.


1994 28 Years Old In April 1994, he co-created with Jerry Yang an Internet website called "Jerry and Dave's Guide to the World Wide Web", consisting of a directory of other websites. … Read More


2005 39 Years Old As a philanthropist, in 2005 he donated $30 million to his alma mater, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering. … Read More


2011 45 Years Old In 2011, Filo was estimated to be worth $1.4 billion, ranking him the 879th richest person in the world.
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