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Patrick M. Byrne CEO of

yosuccess, 25 December 2015

Born in 1962 – Patrick M. Byrne is the CEO of most trustworthy online venture – He is the son of Jack Byrne, who had built the GEICO insurance empire, and a protégé of Warren Buffet. Under Patrick’s leadership, saw a rise from $1.8 million in 1999 to $760.2 million in 2007, and now $1.5 Billion (FY 2014) in overall revenues.

Since the time Patrick has taken over in 1999, he has been the centre of attraction amongst almost all the media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, ABC News, Fortune, CBS Marketwatch, BusinessWeek, etc…. He has also managed to receive a range of awards some of which include – “25 most influential people in e-Business in 2002 by BusinessWeek”, “2002 Milestone Award Winner Utah Region by Ernst & Young”, the first-ever “Best of State Awards for Community Development in 2003 by Utah State”, and many more like these….

What is a lesser known fact is that, he is a Three-time Cancer Survivor, and has ridden a bicycle across the country to increase the awareness about the disease and also to raise money for Cancer Research at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute as well.

Patrick also serves as a Co-chair along with Rose Friedman for ‘The Friedman Foundation’ for Educational Choice. This is a non-profit organization that was founded by Milton and Rose Friedman, which widely promotes school vouchers and other forms of school choice.

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