CEO to visit
A. Koogle, chair and CEO of Yahoo Inc., has been chosen by the
U.Va. Class of 2001 to be the featured speaker at Valedictory
Exercises May 19 during graduation weekend.
one of the Internet's most successful entrepreneurs, graduated
at the top of his engineering class at the University in 1973.
He is responsible for transforming Yahoo, originally a small operation
that featured a directory of Web sites, into a global Internet
communications company that offers a comprehensive network of
services. When he joined Yahoo in 1995, a year after it started,
Koogle developed the model that every major Internet search engine
has followed: make the site free to users and support it with