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47 Famous Quotes By Jerry Yang That Will Propel You To Reach Your Grail

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Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

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Taipei

Founder / Co Founder
Yahoo!

Jerry Yang is a celebrated Taiwanese-American programmer and internet entrepreneur. He is the former CEO and one of the founders of Yahoo! Inc. He was born in Taiwan and shifted to United States at the age of 10 with his family with just one English word in his vocabulary ‘Shoe’. In 1995, while he was pursuing his Ph.D, he met David Filo with whom he founded Yahoo that became an immensely popular provider of internet and web-based services. He soon not only mastered the language but also became one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. We have rounded some famous quotes and sayings by the eminent entrepreneur which have been extracted from his works, interviews, public utterances, thoughts and life. Following is a collection of popular, inspiring and thought-provoking quotes and thoughts by Jerry Yang on history, people, unique, artist, china, mistakes, money, changes, perspective, experience, successful, future, heart, health and more.

I don't think Yahoo can be Facebook tomorrow, and don't think Yahoo wants to be Facebook.

- Jerry Yang

I haven't gotten any calls to run GM.

- Jerry Yang

People regard Yahoo as a platform for essential services, and it's had a profound impact on the way people obtain information, communicate, and their entertainment.

- Jerry Yang

Companies such as Microsoft, Cisco and Intel were just starting at their 10-year anniversary.

- Jerry Yang

I will never be a CEO again.

- Jerry Yang

I like Google.

- Jerry Yang

I have a business to run and stockholders to think about.

- Jerry Yang

The Internet, as a First Amendment medium, hinges on free expression, and that means free advertising.

- Jerry Yang

I believe Yahoo!'s best years are still ahead of it.

- Jerry Yang

Yahoo is a consumer brand. It is a consumer brand that allows people to get what they want from the Internet in a way that only Yahoo can deliver it.

- Jerry Yang

There's definitely a huge opportunity for businesses to transform their operations and decision making by using data.

- Jerry Yang

I'm not sure at all that I'm any good at this mentoring/investing business - that's why I'm using my own money, and that's why it's not a career.

- Jerry Yang

It's not healthy for patents to be used to stop other people from doing business.

- Jerry Yang

People are getting patents on things that are too general.

- Jerry Yang

Any enterprise that is serious about experiencing the power of Big Data in real-time should be looking at DataTorrent.

- Jerry Yang

Search is not just an activity or a destination. It's becoming more integrated and more of a platform.

- Jerry Yang

Yahoo is positioned for accelerated financial growth. We have a powerful consumer brand, a huge global audience, and a highly profitable operating model.

- Jerry Yang

The Openbucks Gift Card Payment Network taps into a whole new market of consumers that either by choice or due to limited resources may not have been able to previously buy goods online.

- Jerry Yang

The Curbside founders are successful entrepreneurs, who each have sold their companies to Apple.

- Jerry Yang

The last bastion of competitiveness is local advertising sales. There's little being spent by local advertisers on the Internet. That's where local media have leverage.

- Jerry Yang

Curbside is primed to fundamentally change the way people shop - by creating a seamless way for consumers to access products from local merchants - by successfully developing complex location and inventory technology.

- Jerry Yang

Companies that banked their future on broadband - most of them are not very successful.

- Jerry Yang

Scanadu is right at the heart of the next generation of computing, which combines mobility, sensors, cloud and big data. I am bullish on Scanadu and its potential to revolutionize the way we think about our health.

- Jerry Yang

I will continue to focus on global strategy and to do everything I can to help Yahoo! realize its full potential and enhance its leading culture of technology and product excellence and innovation.

- Jerry Yang

Obviously, no one knows when the market is going to bottom out, and I am certainly not an economist.

- Jerry Yang

China's Web has grown away from just duplicating services from the U.S.

- Jerry Yang

I wanted to be able to do things at my own pace, make mistakes and nobody would care.

- Jerry Yang

I'm a Stanford kid through and through.

- Jerry Yang

You have to ask what is going to happen to a lot of companies when there is not a lot more money to be gotten. That changes everybody's perspective, I think.

- Jerry Yang

The time has come for me to pursue other interests outside of Yahoo.

- Jerry Yang

My time at Yahoo, from its founding to the present, has encompassed some of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of my life.

- Jerry Yang

I thought I wanted to be an electrical engineer, which I turned out to be. But I was always curious about other things too, and what if I got interested in history or the law?

- Jerry Yang

Certainly Yahoo! wouldn't exist without the sort of environment that Stanford gave us to allow us to create it.

- Jerry Yang

Not only does Yahoo! have a unique franchise, it increasingly has industry-leading tools, technology and, most importantly, people.

- Jerry Yang

We always describe a piece as 'really lively' where it seems the work dances off the paper or the silk. Art has to hit you on an emotional level rather than just the analytical.

- Jerry Yang

Yahoo is in everything from pets to old people to finance to communications to e-commerce and more, and I really thrive on that.

- Jerry Yang

The cloud has become the next-generation supercomputer, and the smartphone has provided the revolution to spur its use.

- Jerry Yang

Once you meet an entrepreneur like Jack Ma, you just want to make sure you bet on him. It's not a hard decision.

- Jerry Yang

I started collecting in the late 1990s. My first purchase was from an auction, a scroll by Dong Qichang, from the early 16th century, the late Ming Dynasty.

- Jerry Yang

I invest in things for the long term and have a long horizon and the flexibility.

- Jerry Yang

The Internet's a driving force in the change from mass media to 'my media,' in which consumers will be their own programmers.

- Jerry Yang

If you're not in the game to win, you shouldn't be in the game.

- Jerry Yang

Without rain, there is no life.

- Jerry Yang

Delphine Lucielle's paintings are profound, unique, and moving. It is rare to find contemporary art that combines both beauty, innovation, and creates a new style of painting by fusing technology and nature. Delphine Lucielle is pushing the boundaries of what art is capable of.

- Jerry Yang

The Yahoo story is still being written.

- Jerry Yang

In 2010, when the Lotus Sutra was made available to me by a private dealer, I was very fortunate to be able to have it. It is very long, 30 feet or something crazy like that. It has some 15,000 very small standard script characters that the artist Zhao Mengfu in the Yuan dynasty made when he was in his 60s.

- Jerry Yang

I am excited to join the Workday Board at an exciting time in the company's growth and look forward to leveraging my past experience as a technologist and entrepreneur to provide advice as they continue to look at new areas of growth.

- Jerry Yang