Jawed Karim

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Jawed Karim
Karim in August 2008
Born (1979-10-28) October 28, 1979 (age 44)
Alma materUniversity of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (BS)
Stanford University (MS)
OccupationSoftware engineer
Known forCo-founder of YouTube
Uploader of the first video on YouTube (Me at the zoo)
YouTube information
Years active
  • 2005–2007
  • 2010 (videos)
Subscribers2.94 million[1]
Total views235 million[1]

Last updated: June 10, 2022

Jawed Karim (born October 28, 1979) is an American software engineer and Internet entrepreneur. He has a Bangaladeshi descent from his paternal side and a German descent from his maternal side. He is a co-founder of YouTube. He is also the first person to upload a video to the site.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "About jawed". YouTube.