Eric Yuan
Eric Yuan

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Name: Eric Yuan
Occupation: Billionaire
Gender: Male
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Eric Yuan

Eric Yuan was born in Not Known . Eric Yuan is a Billionaire, . Find out Eric Yuan net worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

$14.6 Billion

Salary 2020

Not known

With the net worth of $14.6 Billion, Eric Yuan is the #107 richest person on earth all the time follow our database.

Eric Yuan Net Worth Detail

In 2019, Zoom became a public company via an initial public offering, at which time Yuan became a billionaire. His wealth has increased during COVID-19 pandemic, as Zoom has benefited from the shift to online work and teaching. On September 1, 2020, Yuan's net worth was estimated to be US$16.4 billion, a figure 360% higher than his net worth at the beginning of the year.

Biography Timeline

1987

As a first-year university student in 1987, he was inspired to develop videotelephony software while he took 10-hour train rides to visit his girlfriend and was looking for an easier way to "visit" her. He earned a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics with a minor in computer application from Shandong University of Science and Technology, and a master's degree in geology engineering from China University of Mining and Technology in Beijing. Yuan graduated from the Stanford University Executive Program in 2006.

1995

After earning his master's degree, Yuan lived in Beijing, and attended a training program in Japan for four months. Inspired by Bill Gates, who spoke in Japan in 1995, he moved to Silicon Valley in 1997 to join the tech boom. At the time, Yuan spoke very little English, and applied nine times before being granted a visa to the United States.

2007

Upon arriving in the US, Yuan joined WebEx, a web conferencing startup, where he was one of the first 20 hires. The company was acquired by Cisco Systems in 2007, at which time he became vice president of engineering. In 2011, Yuan pitched a new smartphone-friendly video conferencing system to Cisco management. When the idea was rejected, Yuan left Cisco to establish his own company, Zoom Video Communications.

Yuan married his girlfriend Sherry at age 22, while he was a master's student at China University of Mining and Technology in Beijing. They have three children and live in Santa Clara, California. Yuan became an American citizen in 2007.

2019

In 2019, Zoom became a public company via an initial public offering, at which time Yuan became a billionaire. His wealth has increased during COVID-19 pandemic, as Zoom has benefited from the shift to online work and teaching. On September 1, 2020, Yuan's net worth was estimated to be US$16.4 billion, a figure 360% higher than his net worth at the beginning of the year.

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