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Twitter@marissamayer
Birthdate5/30/75

Degrees

Stanford University, BS 1997
Symbolic Systems
Stanford University, MS 1999
Computer Science

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CEO, President
Board of Directors
Board Member

Former Companies

Vice President, Location & Local Services
VP, Search Products & User Experience

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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’s contributions and leadership have been recognized by numerous publications including the New York Times, Newsweek and BusinessWeek. Fortune magazine has listed her for the past 3 years on their annual Most Powerful Women’s list, and she was the youngest ever to appear on the list. In 2010 Marissa was honored by the New York Women in Communications, Inc. with a Matrix Award. She also been named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine.

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.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Wealthfront 4/2014Series C$35M12
IfOnly 10/2013Series A$12M6
IfOnly 10/2013Series A$9M13
Minted 10/2013Series C$41M6
Brit + Co. 6/2013Series A$6.3M7
Luvocracy 5/2013Series A$11M9
Kamcord 12/2012Seed$1.5M21
Getaround 8/2012Series A$13.9M7
uBeam 7/2012Seed$750k8
Brit + Co. 4/2012Seed$1.25M9
Minted 11/2011Series B$5.5M5
One Kings Lane 2/2011Series B$23M6
Square 11/2009Series A$10M19

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Sources

  1. Automated Investment Service Wealthfront Raises $35M From Index, Ribbit Capital (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. IfOnly Raises $12M Series A Funding (finsmes.com) [edit]
  3. Silicon Valley Venture Capital Almanac source [edit]
  4. Minted Raises $41M in Series C Financing (finsmes.com) [edit]
  5. Brit + Co. Nabs $6.3M Series A Led By Oak Investment Partners To Go Big On Its Tech Media Hub For Makers (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  6. Luvocracy Raises $11M From Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures And Others To Master Ecommerce And Social Recommendations (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. http://techcrunch.com/2012/12/19/mobile-game-recording-yc-alum-kamcord-raises-1-5-million-from-andreessen-horowitz-google-ventures-and-others/ (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  8. Getaround Raises $13.9M Series A Led By Menlo Ventures, Launches Getaway For Managed Car Rentals (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. uBeam Raises 750k from FF Angel, Andreessen Horowitz, CrunchFund and Angels (pandodaily.com) [edit]
  10. Brit Morin Engages $1.25M From Marissa Mayer, Aileen Lee, Founders Fund And More To Launch Her First App, Weduary (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  11. Benchmark, Marissa Mayer Put $5.5M In Stationery Design And Retail Site Minted (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. One Kings Lane Grows 500% In 2010, Takes $23 Million Investment (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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