Steve Chen Biography
(One of the Co-Founders of the Video-Sharing Website ‘YouTube’)
Birthday: August 25, 1978 (Virgo)
Born In: Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Steven Chen is an American internet entrepreneur, best known as a co-founder of YouTube. Though his is not a household name, his innovations have permanently changed the way that we communicate. In the ten years since the creation of YouTube and its subsequent popularity, his creation has revolutionized the viral video model, making it easier for us to document and share parts of our lives with people all over the world. Never one to linger past his time, Chen left YouTube after it was sold to Google. He later went on to co-found AVOS Systems, Inc. and create ‘MixBit’, a video-sharing app. His work on the cutting edge of technology keeps him relevant a decade after he came onto the scene, and he has been noted as one to watch in the technological field by many sources. He is known for his secrecy in regards to his upcoming projects, as well as for being finance savvy, a reason that made him a multimillionaire. However, Chen does not just sit on his wealth; he uses his keen eye to reinvest his earnings, and also makes donations to charities and other organizations of his choice. He currently lives in San Francisco, California and works with Google Ventures to find and fund the next generation of technological innovations.