Entries in Jawed Karim (3)

Thursday
Jan282010

Chad Hurley | YouTube

image credit: World Economic Forum/Wikimedia CommonsChad Hurley was born in 1976 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. Hurley co-founded YouTube with Steve Chen and Jawed Karim. Hurley and Chen sold YouTube to Google in 2006. He is currently the CEO of YouTube.

 

 

 

Saturday
Aug212010

Jawed Karim | YouTube

image credit: Robin Brown/Flickr Jawed Karim was born in 1979 in Merseburg, East Germany. He attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign earning a Bachelor degree in Computer Science in 2004. He is the co-founder of YouTube along with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen also fellow PayPal employees. Karim has launched a venture fund called Youniversity Ventures with the goal of helping university students and former students to develop and launch there business ideas. On Saturday, April 23, 2005 at 8:27PM Jawed uploaded YouTube's first video entitled "Me at the zoo".

 

 

Thursday
Jan282010

Steve Chen | YouTube

image credit: Rico Shen/Wikimedia CommonsSteve Chen was born in August 1978 in Taipei, Taiwan. Chen co-founded YouTube with Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim in 2005. Chen and Hurley sold YouTube to Google in 2006. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at YouTube.