Mr. Jawed Karim is a Co-Founder of Y Ventures. Karim is also the Founder of PayPal and Co-Founder of YouTube. He graduated from Central High School and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He left campus prior to graduating to become an early employee at PayPal, but continued his coursework, earning his bachelor's degree in computer science in 2004. After co-founding the company and developing the YouTube concept and website with Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, he enrolled as a graduate student in computer science at Stanford University while acting as an advisor to YouTube.