Jerry Yang

Jerry Yang is leaving, and Wall Street says Yahoo!

Nearly 17 years after co-founding Yahoo, Jerry Yang is resigning from the board and “all other positions with the company,” according to an announcement this afternoon. Yahoo shares are up more than 3.5 percent in after-hours trading. His departure, effective today, follows the recent appointment of a new CEO, Scott Thompson, to replace Carol Bartz,… Read More

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Book smarts vs. street smarts: Which makes the best startup entrepreneurs? (Infographic)

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard to start their respective companies, relying on their enormous intellect and technology experience to change the world. But Sergey Brin and Jerry Yang both received advanced degrees at Stanford, and things turned out pretty well for them. So, what’s an entrepreneur to do? Bypass the educational… Read More