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Bob Parsons        

Founder of GoDaddy & YAM Worldwide, Inc.

Bob Parsons is an entrepreneur, billionaire, and philanthropist, known for being the founder of the GoDaddy group of companies, including domain name registrar, reseller registrar Wild West Domains, and Blue Razor Domains. In July 2011, Parsons sold approximately 70 percent of GoDaddy to a private equity consortium and resigned his position as CEO. In June 2014, he stepped down from his position as Executive Chairman and currently serves on GoDaddy's board.

Parsons is the founder and CEO of YAM Worldwide, Inc., which is home to his entrepreneurial ventures in the fields of power sports, golf, real estate, and marketing. In 2012, Parsons and his wife Renee founded The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, which provides funding, primarily in the greater Phoenix area, to nonprofit organizations. In December 2013, they joined The Giving Pledge, an initiative started by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett that requires signators to commit at least half of their fortunes to charity.


Billionaire Bob Parsons: The American Dream is alive and well
Bob Parsons, founder of and the Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" team to discuss how he built his wealth,  ...

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