Chad Hurley, one of the best brains behind the well known online video sharing plethora, YouTube.com. Chad Hurley had founded YouTube with his partner Steve Chen. Chad and Chen was working
together at PayPal. Chad and Chen had sold YouTube for $1.65 billion to Google in the year 2006.
|Date of Birth||January 24, 1977|
|Parents||Father : Don Hurley Mother : Joann Hurley|
|Education||Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Twin Valley High School|
|Net worth||$355 million|
Chad Hurley had taken his birth on 24th of January, 1977 in Birdsboro, Pennsylvania. He is known as Chad Hurley, but his full name is Chad Meredith Hurley. His father was Don and mother was Joann Hurley. Hurley was the second child of his parents.
He was brought up with two siblings, Heather and Brent. Hurley had great interest in arts. Though, later his interest had switched to computers & Electronic media.
Hurley was excellence at electronic media and computers. He was a standout runner in his age and performed exceptionally at Twin Valley High School’s cross-country program. He had won 2 PIAA State title for his school in 1992 and 1994. He was part of Technology Student Association when he was in high school.
He had completed his graduation from Twin Valley High School in the year 1995. He had enrolled into Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1999 for B.A. in Fine Art.
Chad was an extraordinary artist from his youth. He sold his sketches and artwork when he was in elementary school. His entrepreneurship was come out publicly when he had set up a shop on sidewalk outside of home.
Career Growth of Chad
Chad was working for PayPal division of eBay after his graduation. Here at eBay, he met with Steve Chen who became his partner creating YouTube. Chad was searching for job when he found something on PayPal in Wired magazine. He applied for job at PayPal and created a logo to present in time of Interview. He got a call, show off his logo and PayPal hired Chad as graphic designer of the company. Steve Chen was already working at PayPal. No doubt, Chad got connected with Chen.
Though, Chad left the job in PayPal and set off for Silicon Valley to serve as consultant.
Chad Hurley also met with Jawed Karim at PayPal. In the year of 2005, Steve Chen, Karim Jawed and Chad had founded YouTube.com an online Video sharing website.
Within one year, YouTube.com made its rank among top most 10 popular websites and generated large numbers of revenue. Daily more than 100 million video clips are viewed via YouTube.com and reportedly 65 thousand fresh videos are uploaded in every 24 hours.
Hurley severed YouTube as CEO since 2010, October. he handed over the responsibility to Salar Kamangar and he decided to stay as an advisor of YouTube.
Chen and Hurley had together launched MixBit in 2013, August. MixBit does edit video with smart phones. Chad has been serving the company as CEO since then.
Chad Hurley got the rank of 28 in the list of “50 People who Matter” of Business 2.0 magazine.
He got several awards,
- Streamys Visionary in 2010
- PGA Vanguard Award in 2008
- Webby Person of the Year in 2007
Chad Hurley is a man who has strong will to succeed. He is billionaire at present day. He is man of talent which is extremely priceless comparing to wealth.