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Marissa Mayer

CEO, Yahoo!
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Net worth 2018: $540 Million
Industry: Other
Residence: Palo Alto, California
Country: United States
BirthDay: 30 May 1975
Sigh: Gemini
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Stanford University; Master of Science, Stanford University
BIOGRAPHY

Marissa Mayer was bornon 30 May 1975 in Palo Alto, California, United States, is CEO, Yahoo!. Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo in 2012, but was unable keep web traffic and ad revenues from falling. Verizon agreed to buy Yahoo for $4.48 billion, a $350 million haircut to the original deal price, following Yahoo's disclosure of security breaches. Mayer resigned as CEO of Yahoo in mid-June 2017 when the sale was completed; she's expected to get a $23 million severance package. Much of Mayer's fortune comes from her 13-year stint at Google, where she was one of its first employees.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2015

$380 Million

2016

$430 Million

2017

$540 Million

2018

$540 Million

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TIMELINE
2017

Mayer appeared on the List of women CEOs of Fortune 500 companies in 2017, having ranked 498 of the top 500 Fortune 500 company CEOs

2016

In March 2016, Fortune then named Mayer as one of the world's most disappointing leaders

2015

On December 10, 2015, Mayer announced that she had given birth to identical twin girls, Marielle and Sylvana

2014

An earlier lawsuit was filed by Gregory Anderson, who was fired in 2014, alleging the company’s performance management system was arbitrary and unfair and disguised layoffs as terminations for the purpose of evading state and federal WARN Acts, making it the first WARN Act and gender discrimination lawsuit Yahoo! and Mayer faced in 2016

2013

Mayer made Fortune magazine history in 2013, as the only person to feature in all three of its annual lists during the same year: Businessperson of the Year (No

2012

On the day Yahoo! announced her hiring, Mayer revealed that she was pregnant; she gave birth to a baby boy on September 30, 2012

2011

" He claimed that, prior to his firing, he had received "fully satisfactory" performance reviews since starting at the company in 2011 as head of editorial programming for Yahoo!'s home page; however, he was relieved of his role, which was given to a woman who had been recently hired

2010

Mayer was the vice president of Google Search Products and User Experience until the end of 2010, when she was asked by then-CEO Eric Schmidt to head the Local, Maps, and Location Services

2009

Mayer married lawyer and investor Zachary Bogue on December 12, 2009

2008

" Since 2008, Mayer has lived on the 38th-floor penthouse suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco

2005

In 2005 she became Vice President of Search Products and User Experience

2002

In 2002, Mayer started the Associate Product Manager (APM) program, a Google mentorship program aimed to recruit new talents and cultivate and train them for leadership roles within the company

1997

Mayer went on to graduate with honors from Stanford with a BS in symbolic systems in 1997 and an MS in computer science in 1999

1993

After graduating from high school in 1993, Mayer was selected by Tommy Thompson, then the Governor of Wisconsin, as one of the state's two delegates to attend the National Youth Science Camp in West Virginia

1975

Marissa Ann Mayer (/ˈmaɪər/; born May 30, 1975) is an American information technology executive, formerly serving as the president and CEO of Yahoo!, a position she had held starting July 2012

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