Bob Parsons is an American entrepreneur, billionaire, and philanthropist. In 1997, he founded the Go Daddy group of companies, including domain name registrar Go Daddy.com, re seller registrar Wild West Domains and Blue Razor Domains.
In July 2011, Parsons sold approximately 70 percent of Go Daddy to a private equity consortium and resigned his position as CEO. In June 2014, he stepped down from his position as Executive Chairman and currently serves on Go Daddy’s board. Parsons owns 28 percent of the company and is its largest shareholder.
As of October 2017, Parsons had an estimated net worth of $2.6 billion and was ranked #315 on the Forbes 400 ranking of the world’s wealthiest people.