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GM Search Network @ Microsoft
University of Vermont, Burlington

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As the vice president of the Yahoo Search Advertising, David Pann is responsible for Yahoo's Search advertising business and marketplace across Yahoo's sites and partner properties. David is responsible for the business ownership and day to day operations of Yahoo's search advertising platforms.

Specifically, David's team works on network yield management, network traffic and quality management, and end to end business ownership of Yahoo's multi-billion dollar search advertising business. Recently, David played a vital role in the development and launch in early 2007 of Yahoo!'s new platform, called "Panama."

David's career in the computer software industry spans over 19 years at various private and publicly held companies, including management positions at IQ Labs, Aceva, and Netscape. Prior to joining Yahoo!, he served as vice president and general manager at system management software firm, NetIQ, following a promotion from his post as vice president of product marketing and management.

David is a graduate of the University of Vermont.

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    GM Search Network
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    Vice President & GM, Search Advertising
    Oct, 2008 - May, 2010
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    Vice President Yahoo Search and Display Network
    2006 - Jan, 2009
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    Vice President and General Manager
    2003 - Jan, 2006
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    IQ Labs

    Vice President of Marketing
    2001 - Jan, 2003
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    Aceva Technologies

    Vice President of Product Management
    2000 - Jan, 2001
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    Sr. Director
    1995 - Jan, 1999
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    Helix Systems

    Product Manager
    1993 - Jan, 1995

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