Jawed Karim

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Jawed KarimName: Jawed Karim

Born: 1979 in Merseburg, East Germany

Computer-related contributions

  • Bangladeshi German American technologist and co-founder of the video sharing website YouTube.
  • Many of the core components of PayPal, including its real-time anti-fraud system, were also designed and implemented by Karim.
  • YouTube's first video, Me at the zoo, was uploaded by Karim on April 23, 2005.
  • Karim received 137,443 shares of stock, worth about $64 million based on Google's closing stock price at the time when YouTube was acquired by Google.

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