Entrepreneur of the Week - Marissa Mayer
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Entrepreneur of the Week – Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer is CEO of Yahoo.

Previously as a VP at Google, Marissa Mayer led the product management and engineering efforts of Google’s local, mobile, and contextual discovery products including Google Maps, Google Maps for Mobile, Local Search, Google Earth, Street View, Latitude and more. At 36 years old, she was also the youngest member of Google’s executive operating committee. During her 12 years at Google, Marissa led product management and design efforts for Google web search, images, news, books, products, toolbar, and iGoogle. She started at Google in 1999 as Google’s 20th employee and first woman engineer.

Marissa serves on the board of various non-profits, including the Smithsonian National Design Museum, the New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Prior to joining Google, Mayer worked at the UBS research lab (Ubilab) in Zurich, Switzerland, and at SRI International in Menlo Park, California.

Marissa received her B.S. in Symbolic Systems and her M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. For both degrees, she specialized in artificial intelligence.

Source: http://www.crunchbase.com/person/marissa-mayer

2 min video covering the Olympics – For those (like me) who didn’t have time to watch this is a great… http://tmblr.co/Z4v08s18HLL17 

https://twitter.com/marissamayer/status/437631336820801537

Introducing Yahoo Gemini – yahoo: The first unified ad marketplace for mobile search and native advertising… http://tmblr.co/Z4v08s17vmIq8 

https://twitter.com/marissamayer/status/436246660692594688

Entrepreneur of the Week April 1- Marissa Mayer