American internet entrepreneur co-founder of Youtube and Mixbit Steven Shih Family Photos. Steven Shih Chen born on August 18, 1978 (age 35) in Taipei, Taiwan. When he was fifteen years old, he and his family immigrated to the United States. He went to River Trails Middle School in Mount Prospect for his middle school education and John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights for his freshman year of high school.
For his final three years of high school, he attended the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora, Illinois. At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he studied computer science. He graduated in 2002.
Chen married Park Ji-hyun (now Jamie Chen), a Google Korea product marketing manager, in 2009. They moved to Tunbridge Wells in 2010 and have one son who was born in July 2010 named Joseph Chen and one daughter. The Chens are major supporters of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco where Jamie was appointed a trustee in July 2012.
Internet entrepreneur, co-founder of You Tube. Born in August 1978 in Taiwan. Raised in Taiwan, Chen and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 15.After graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chen worked at PayPal, where he met Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. In 2005, the three founded YouTube, a website designed to simplify video sharing online.
YouTube quickly became one of the web’s fastest-growing sites, and was ranked as the 10th most popular website just a year after its launch.
There are reportedly 100 million clips viewed daily on YouTube, with an additional 65,000 new videos uploaded every 24 hours.
Chen currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and was named one of the “The 50 people who matter now” by Business 2.0 magazine in 2006. That year, he and Hurley sold YouTube to Google, Inc. for $1.65 billion in stock.