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  • 1993
    studied at Wausau West High School
  • 1997
    studied at Stanford University. Symbolic Systems. Bachelor of Science
  • 1999
    studied at Stanford University. Computer Science. Master of Science
  • 2009
    studied at Illinois Institute of Technology. Doctorate
  • 1999 - 2001
    Software Engineer. Google Inc.
  • 2001 - 2003
    Product Manager. Google Inc.
  • 2003 - 2005
    Director, Consumer Web Services. Google Inc
  • 2005 - 2010
    Vice President of Search Products and User Experience. Google Inc
  • 2010 - 2012
    Vice President of Local, Maps, and Location Services . Google Inc
  • July 16, 2012
    President and CEO of Yahoo!. Yahoo!
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Marissa Mayer

Marissa Ann Mayer, born May 30, 1975 in Wausau, Wisconsin, US, is President and CEO of Yahoo!. She was ranked number 14 on the list of America's most powerful businesswomen of 2012 by Fortune magazine.
Previously, Mayer worked for Google since 1999 for 13 years as an engineer, designer, product manager and executive.
Prior to joining Google, Mayer worked at the Ubilab in Zurich, Switzerland, and SRI International in Menlo Park, California.

Education

  • Mayer was president of the Spanish Club, treasurer of the Key Club, and involved in debate, Math Club, academic decathlon and Junior Achievement (where she sold fire starters.) She also played the piano, took babysitting lessons, and continued to dance; her years of classical ballet training helped her earn a place on the precision dance team. Her debate team won the state championship her senior year which helped her hone her skill of identifying problems and solutions quickly.
  • While at Stanford she danced in "The Nutcracker" ballet, engaged in parliamentary debate, volunteered at a children's hospital, was involved in bringing computer science education to schools in Bermuda and began teaching her junior year.

Life Stance

Politics

Party affiliation: Democratic

Religion

Lutheran

"God, family and Yahoo—in that order."

Personal Interests

Favorite sports: Swimming, skiing and golf.

Other interests: Ballet, piano.

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  • Career
    • UBS research lab
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    • Margaret Mayer
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        • an art teacher of Finnish descent
        • an art teacher
    • Michael Mayer
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    • Zachary Bogue
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        • an investor
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    • Mason Mayer
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