Jerry Yang (education)

Co-Founder Of Yahoo

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

Yang studied at Stanford University where he completed both his undergraduate and masters degrees in electrical engineering. At Stanford, Yang was also a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. At Stanford, Yang met his future Yahoo co-founder, David Filo while working on his Ph.D. The two began to work on a project called Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web. As their project began to take off, Yang decided to drop out of his Ph.D program to work with Filo fulltime on what would later become Yahoo.