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Michael Yang
Category - Professionals in Real Estate - Real Estate Service Individuals
General Manager
Yahoo! Real Estate

Succeeding Terry Semel, Yang was named Yahoo's new CEO in June 2007. While undertaking his Ph.D. studies in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, he co-created in April 1994 with David Filo "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web". It was renamed Yahoo, a acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle", grew in popularity and became Yahoo, Inc. in 1995. Prior to joining Yahoo!, Yang was a Principal with Atlas Venture, an international venture capital firm, investing in enterprise software and IT solutions. He also served as Senior Director of Product Marketing and Business Development for Zaplet, a collaborative business process management system, and also as a member of AOL's Business Affairs team, focused on e-commerce, interactive marketing and content licensing transactions. Yang holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Harvard University.
Professionals in Real Estate - Real Estate Service Individuals
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