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Steve
Chen

Founder of
Youtube

About Steve Chen

Meet Steve Chen, YouTube's Visionary Co-Founder

From his early days in Taiwan to the bustling tech hubs of Silicon Valley, Steve Chen's journey is nothing short of remarkable. Before revolutionizing the world with YouTube, Steve Chen started at PayPal. There, he fostered deep connections with Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. Their synergy and shared visions would set the stage for a groundbreaking future. After PayPal was sold to eBay, Chen teamed up with Chad and Karim to create YouTube.

Chen's influential role as YouTube's Chief Technology Officer played a crucial part in the platform's swift rise, leading to a monumental moment: YouTube was sold to Google for $1.65 billion.

YouTube remains the premier video-sharing platform globally, boasting billions of users and creators. It has expanded its offerings with features like YouTube Premium, YouTube Music, and YouTube TV.