Chad Hurley

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Chad HurleyName: Chad Meredith Hurley

Born: July 21, 1977, in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

Computer-related contributions

  • Co-founder and former CEO of the video sharing website YouTube.
  • In October of 2006 he and Steve Chen sold YouTube to Google for $1.65 billion.
  • Prior to YouTube he worked in eBay's PayPal division where he helped design the PayPal logo.

Honors and awards

  • Voted 28th on Business 2.0's "50 People Who Matter Now" list (June 2006).

Quotes

"This is the birth of a new clip culture where the audience is in control more than ever."

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