Marissa Mayer

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope
Marissa Mayer

Name: Marissa Mayer

Born: May 30, 1975, in Wausau, Wisconsin USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Former Yahoo CEO.
  • Former Vice President of Location and Local Services at Google. She has become one of the public faces of Google, providing a number of press interviews and appearing at events frequently to speak on behalf of the company.
  • Mayer was the first female engineer hired at Google and one of their first 20 employees, joining the company in June 1999.

Honors and awards

  • Fortune magazine lists her as one of the 50 most powerful women in the world and the youngest woman ever to make the list.
  • Named as one of Glamour Magazine's 2009 Women of the Year.