Chief Executive Officer
Marissa Mayer was Google's VP of Search Products & User Experience, and led Google's product management and design efforts for search and search properties, including Google.com, images, news, books, products, maps, toolbar, and iGoogle. Mayer joined Google in 1999 as the first female engineer, when she led the user interface and web server teams. Concurrently with her full-time work at Google, Marissa has taught introductory computer programming classes at Stanford to more than 3,000 students. Mayer is a member of the board of trustees for the San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Smithsonian National Design Museum, and also served as co-chair of the Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. Mayer is a graduate of Stanford University, where she earned her B.S. in Symbolic Systems and her M.S. in Computer Science.