David Filo

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David Filo (born 20 April 1966) is an American businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang.

Until the company decided to switch to PHP, his Filo Server Program, written in the C programming language, was the server-side scripting software used to dynamically serve variable web pages, called Filo Server Pages, on visits to the Yahoo! web site.

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Personal life and Education

Filo was born in Wisconsin. At age 6, he moved to Moss Bluff, Louisiana, a suburb of Lake Charles, Louisiana. He graduated from Sam Houston High School and then earned a BS in Computer Engineering from Tulane University (through the Dean's Honor Scholarship) and an MS from Stanford University.

In 2006, Filo was estimated to be worth $2.9 billion, ranking him the 240th richest person in the world. As a philanthropist, in 2005 he donated $30 million to his alma mater--, Tulane University, for use in its School of Engineering.

Filo is married to photographer and teacher Angela Buenning . [1]

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