This article will answer every question you have about Bret Taylor. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Taylor do for a living?
- Who are Taylor’s parents and siblings?
- What are Taylor’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Taylor married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Taylor have any children?
- Where is Taylor now?
- How tall is Taylor?
- How much money does Taylor earn?
- What is Taylor’s net worth?
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Who is Bret Taylor?
Bret Taylor is a prominent American computer programmer and entrepreneur. He is prominently known for co-creating Google Maps and his tenures as the CTO of Facebook (now Meta Platforms), the chairman of Twitter, Inc.’s board of directors before it went private and as the co-CEO of Salesforce (alongside Marc Benioff). In addition, he was one of the founders of FriendFeed and the creator of Quip.
How Old Is Bret Taylor?
He is 42 years old as of December 2022, having been born on July 10, 1980, in Oakland, California, U.S. Taylor shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Mason Thames, Sofía Vergara, Perrie Edwards, Isabela Merced, Queen Cheryl, and many more.
Bret Taylor Family
Who are Bret Taylor’s Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Bret Taylor Education
He received his education at Stanford University where he earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer science in 2002 and 2003 respectively.
Bret Taylor’s Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Karen Padham Taylor. They married in 2006.
Bret Taylor Kids
He and his wife Karen have three kids. However, his kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Bret Taylor Career
He was hired by Google in 2003 as an associate product manager. In 2005, he co-created Google Maps. In June 2007, he left Google to join venture capital firm Benchmark Capital as an entrepreneur-in-residence. There, he and several other former Google employees founded the social network website FriendFeed. Taylor was thus the CEO of FriendFeed until August 2009, when the company was acquired by Facebook for an estimated $50 million. The acquisition led to Facebook adopting the “Like” button from FriendFeed. However, he left Facebook in 2012, to found Quip, a competitor to Google Docs. In 2016, Quip was acquired by Salesforce. That same year, Twitter, Inc. announced that Taylor was appointed to their board of directors.
He then went on to become the chairman of Twitter in 2021. He thus remained in the position until the entire board of directors was dissolved following the acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk in October 2022. In 2017, he was named chief product officer at Salesforce. He was then named president and chief operating officer at Salesforce in 2019. As COO, he led Salesforce’s acquisition of Slack which closed in 2021. Moreover, he led the creation of a system dubbed Customer 360 at Salesforce and started an associate product manager program at the company. In November 2021, he was named vice chair and co-CEO at Salesforce. It was announced on November 30, 2022, that he would be stepping down as co-CEO and vice chair at Salesforce at the end of January 2023.
Bret Taylor Height and Measurements
His body measurements are not mentioned on the internet.
Bret Taylor’s Salary and Net Worth
As Vice Chairman of the Board and Co-CEO at Salesforce.com Inc, he received $22,794,415 in total compensation in 2022. And has a net worth of $200 million.