From co-owning an NFL team to selling a startup to Facebook for $US19 billion, former Yahoo employees have found a lot of success by leaving their cubicles in search of the next big thing.
Here’s a list of the most successful founders who cut their teeth at Yahoo.
WhatsApp Co-Founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton
SurveyMonkey CEO Goldberg speaks at Reuters Global Technology Summit in San Francisco
Beats CEO Ian Rogers with Dr. Dre
Albert Lee, left, with his brother Mike Lee
The full list of Hortonworks' founders includes (in alphabetical order) Alan Gates, Arun Murthy, Devaraj Das, Eric Baldeschwieler, Mahadev Konar, Owen O'Malley, Sanjay Radia and Suresh Srinivas.
Pasha Sadri, one of the ex-Yahoo cofounders of Polyvore and its original CEO
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