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Portrait de Jerry Yang
Birthday : 11/06/1968
Place of birth : Taipei (Taïwan) - China
Country of residence : United States

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Jerry Yang was really criticized during the arrest of Chinese journalist Sho Tao by Chinese authorities. This journalist showed, on a website pro democracy, Chinese’s authorities willingness to do not give media for the 15th anniversary of Tiananmen. Yahoo ! collaborated with the Chinese authorities to find the responsible. Sho Tao was condemned for “divulging state secrets abroad”.

According to Forbes, his fortune was estimated at $ 1.3 billion in 2011.

Jerry Yang is married to Akiko Yamazaki.
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"Certainly Yahoo! wouldn't exist without the sort of environment that Stanford gave us to allow us to create it."


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