Steve Chen

Internet Entrepeneur & Co-Founder, YouTube

Steve Chen is the Co-Founder and former Chief Technology Officer of YouTube. He helped lead YouTube through the Google acquisition for $1.65 billion, less than a year after launching the site. As the key technologist, Steve developed the company’s massive data centers and helped build YouTube into a premier entertainment destination, and one of the most popular websites on the Internet today. Steve has received prestigious honors and acknowledgments from the business and entertainment communities, including GQ’s “Men of the Year,” Time Magazine’s “Best Invention of the Year”, and Fortune’s “Most Powerful People in Business.” Steve currently serves as an Adviser to Google Ventures, the venture capital arm of Alphabet, Inc.