YouTube is a company that operates a video sharing platform, allowing users to upload, view, and share videos, including movies, music clips, and amateur content. It provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe. The company acts as a distribution platform for original content creators as well as large and small advertisers.

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HQSan Bruno, CA, US
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YouTube was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Bruno, CA, US

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Key People/Management at YouTube

Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojcicki

Robert Kyncl

Robert Kyncl

Chief Business Officer
Danielle Tiedt

Danielle Tiedt

Chief Marketing Officer
Pawan Agarwal

Pawan Agarwal

Head of Music Partnerships (India & South Asia) & Business Development (APAC)
Neal Mohan

Neal Mohan

Chief Product Officer
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YouTube Office Locations

YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Los Angeles, New York, Rio de Janeiro and in 4 other locations
San Bruno, CA, US (HQ)
901 Cherry Ave
Los Angeles, CA, US
12422 Bluff Creek Dr
New York, NY, US
75 9th Ave
Rio de Janeiro, BR
Av. Rodrigues Alves, 10 - Praça Mauá
Paris, FR
8 Rue Ballu
Berlin, DE
Tucholskystraße 2
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YouTube Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$11.5 m


YouTube is a subsidiary of Google

YouTube Revenue

YouTube's revenue was reported to be $14 b in Y, 2018 which is a 12.9% increase from the previous period.
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YouTube Operating Metrics

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Hours of Video Uploaded Every Minute


Daily Video Views

8 m100 m1.2 b1 b2 b3 b4 b4.95 b

Average time spent on YouTube per mobile session, minutes


Monthly Active Users

20 m45 m900 m1.5 b1.5 b1.8 b1.8 b2 b
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YouTube Cybersecurity Score

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YouTube Online and Social Media Presence

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YouTube Company Culture

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YouTube Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was YouTube founded?

    YouTube was founded in 2005.

  • Who are YouTube key executives?

    YouTube's key executives are Susan Wojcicki, Robert Kyncl and Danielle Tiedt.

  • How many employees does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 99,343 employees.

  • What is YouTube revenue?

    Latest YouTube annual revenue is $14 b.

  • What is YouTube revenue per employee?

    Latest YouTube revenue per employee is $140.9 k.

  • Who are YouTube competitors?

    Competitors of YouTube include Snap, ByteDance and Twitter.

  • Where is YouTube headquarters?

    YouTube headquarters is located at 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno.

  • Where are YouTube offices?

    YouTube has offices in San Bruno, Los Angeles, New York, Rio de Janeiro and in 4 other locations.

  • How many offices does YouTube have?

    YouTube has 8 offices.