Year Joined

  • 1997

Areas of Expertise

  • Technology 


  • Jerry Yang and wife Akiko Yamazaki’s private collection of contemporary Chinese ink paintings on exhibit at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center

    June 25, 2018  |  Xinhua

  • Jerry Yang and Pehong Chen represent Chinese American entrepreneurs with advantages of high-tech innovation

    May 21, 2017  |  China Economic Weekly

  • Jerry Yang backs Neurotrack, company that could detect risk for Alzheimer’s disease

    February 14, 2017  |  Fox Business

  • Jerry Yang joins world’s largest ride-sharing company, Didi Kuaidi (taxi-hailing service), as a Board Observer in China

    December 20, 2016  |  Financial Times

  • Jerry Yang -backed startup Treasure Data raises additional $25 million

    November 08, 2016  |  Silicon Valley Business Journal

  • Jerry Yang ranked top philanthropists by Hurun Global Chinese Big Philanthropy Report 2016.

    July 15, 2016  |  China Daily

  • Jerry Yang joins the board of Didi Kuaidi, China’s largest ride hailing company.

    December 08, 2015  |  CNBC

  • Jerry Yang were honored at the World Affairs Council awards dinner as distinguished foreign-born leaders in the Bay Area

    May 27, 2015  |  World Affairs

  • Jerry Yang , AME Cloud Ventures, was profiled for his role in Alibaba’s initial public offering “Yahoo’s Yang Is Back Playing Alibaba-Board Power Broker”

    September 11, 2014  |  Bloomberg Businessweek

  • Jerry Yang , AME Cloud Ventures, was profiled and interviewed for his role in Alibaba’s initial public offering “Finding Alibaba: How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In Silicon Valley History”

    September 30, 2014  |  Forbes


Will Chinese be banned from sensitive fields in the U.S.? Fei-Fei Li, leader in artificial intelligence, answers at C100 Annual Conference 华人在美或将被禁涉足敏感领域?人工智能大牛李飞飞在百人会年会上这样回答

May 06, 2018 | Sinovision


Jerry Yang Co-Founder Yahoo!



AME Cloud Ventures

Entrepreneur Jerry Yang co-founded Yahoo! Inc. in 1995 and served on the Board of Directors until January 2012. Mr. Yang also served as a member of the executive management team. While at Yahoo he led a number of initiatives, including two of the biggest investments in the internet: Yahoo Japan and Alibaba Group. Yang holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University. He is widely recognized as a visionary and pioneer in the internet technology sector, and was named one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35 by the MIT Technology Review in 1999.

Mr. Yang served as a director of Yahoo Japan Corporation (TSE:4689) and Alibaba Group until January 2012; and a director of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) from July 2000 to November 2012.

Mr. Yang currently works with and invests in technology entrepreneurs through AME Cloud Ventures, his innovation investment firm. Mr. Yang also serves as a director on the boards of Workday Inc, Lenovo, and Alibaba Group.

Mr. Yang and his wife, Akiko Yamazaki, are well known philanthropists who focus on higher education, conservation and the arts. Mr. Yang serves as a Vice-Chair of Stanford University’s Board of Trustees, a Director of Dunhuang Foundation (USA), and a Director for Monterey Peninsula Foundation. Mr. Yang is a member of the Committee of 100, as well as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


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