Name of AAPI FigureJerry Yang
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Taiwanese
Area of InfluenceTechnology
Date of birth or time periodBorn in 1968
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?Jerry Yang was the co-founder of Yahoo.
How does this person inspire you?This person inspires me because he made such an important influence in the tech industry. He is the co-founder of one of the most well known companies, Yahoo. This really impress me that an Asian American made such an impact and I can too.
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Submitted bySreehitha Bodepudi
City, StateLexington