David Filo Biography
David Filo is an American prominent businessman and 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! website.
David Filo Age
He was born David Robert Filo on April 20, 1966, in Wiscon, United States. He is 53 years.
David Filo Wife
Talking about his personal life, 51 years old David is married to his wife Angela Buenning a photographer and a teacher.
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David Filo Net worth
He has a net worth of $5.1 billion USD as of 2019.
Filo was born in Wisconsin. At the age of six, he moved to Moss Bluff, a suburb of Lake Charles, Louisiana.
He attended Sam Houston High School. Filo later joined Tulane University through the Dean’s Honor Scholarship. David earned a B.S. in computer engineering at Tulane University and an M.S. at Stanford University.
It was there that he and Yang became friends in 1989. After having difficulty keeping track of his growing list of favorite sites with the new Mosaic software that allowed users to browse the World Wide Web, Filo enlisted Yang’s help to develop a program that would let him group these pages together by subject.
David Filo Professional career
Along with Jerry Yang, he co-created an Internet website called “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web”, consisting of a directory of other websites. It was later renamed “Yahoo!” an exclamation. Yahoo! became popular with time, and Filo and Yang realized the business potential and co-founded Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! started off as a web portal with a web directory providing an extensive range of products and services for various online activities. It is now one of the leading internet brands and, due to partnerships with telecommunications firms, is one of the most visited websites on the internet.