David Filo (Education)

Co-Founder Of Yahoo

Undergraduate Education: Computer Engineering
Graduate Education: Electrical Engineering
Ph.D Education: Electrical Engineering (DROPOUT)

Filo studied at Tulane University where he majored in computer engineering. He then moved on to complete his masters degree in electrical engineering at Stanford University. Filo remained at Stanford to complete a Ph.D program in electrical engineering as well. During his Ph.D, Filo met his soon to be Yahoo co-founder, Jerry Yang. The two started Yahoo while they were still at school and they both ended up dropping out of Stanford to fully shift their attention to their growing website.