In 1997, Bob Parsons founded GoDaddy. The Internet domain registrar and web hosting company was an immediate, and global, success. He sold around 70% of the company in 2011 to a private investment group. Though he resigned as CEO, and as Executive Chairman in 2014, he remains on the board of GoDaddy and is its largest shareholder with 28% of the shares.
Bob Parsons is at heart, an entrepreneur and founded YAM Worldwide Inc., in 2012. A subsidiary of YAM Worldwide is YAM Capital, an investment division specializing in acquisitions and real estate investments. Parsons is the owner of a number of specialist motorcycle dealerships in the US as well as the owner of Scottsdale National Golf Club and Parsons Xtreme Golf (PXG) a company manufacturing golfing equipment.