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Billionaire GoDaddy Founder Bob Parsons Tells Life Lessons at his Alma Mater, U of Baltimore


Bob Parsons was once just another Highlandtown kid who was scared of the mean nuns at his Catholic school, joined the military after graduating, and worked at Bethlehem Steel after returning from Vietnam. But his story has a different ending than most:  last year, he sold the majority of Go Daddy, his domain registration company, for $2.25 billion, and gave $1 million of that to his alma mater, the University of Baltimore, to endow a professorship. So how exactly did Parsons get from there to here?