Paul Buchheit Net Worth
Paul Buchheit net worth: Paul Buchheit is an American computer programmer and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $600 million dollars. Paul Buchheit is widely known as the creator and lead developer of Gmail, a free, advertisting-supported email service provided by Google (an internet products and service company based in the U.S.). He is also credited with developing the original prototype of Google AdSense, advertisement aimed at a targeted online audience. Buchheit worked for Intel, maker of the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip, and went on to be Google's 23rd employee. He was the co-founder of FriendFeed, a real-time feed aggregator which consolidates updates from social media and networking, but soon after FriendFeed was acquired by Facebook Buchheit left to become a partner in the investment firm Y Combinator, a venture capital company. In 2011, Buccheit won the Economist Innovation Award for the Computing and Telecommunications field.