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Marissa Mayer
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Marissa Mayer at the 2008 National Design Awards in New York. Photo: Patrick McMullan
Biography

Marissa Mayer is Vice President, Search Products and User Experience at Google.

Education:
BS in Symbolic Systems, Stanford University
MS in Computer Science, Stanford University

Background:
Marissa leads the company's product management efforts on search products web search, images, news, books, products, maps, Google Earth, the Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Google Health, Google Labs, and more. She joined Google in 1999 as Google's first female engineer and led the user interface and web server teams at that time. Her efforts have included designing and developing Google's search interface, internationalizing the site to more than 100 languages, defining Google News, Gmail, and Orkut, and launching more than 100 features and products on Google.com. Several patents have been filed on her work in artificial intelligence and interface design. In her spare time, Marissa also organizes Google Movies outings a few times a year to see the latest blockbusters for 6,000+ people (employees plus family and friends).

Concurrently with her full-time work at Google, Marissa has taught introductory computer programming classes at Stanford to more than 3,000 students. Stanford has recognized her with the Centennial Teaching Award and the Forsythe Award for her outstanding contribution to undergraduate education.

Prior to joining Google, Marissa worked at the UBS research lab (Ubilab) in Zurich, Switzerland, and at SRI International in Menlo Park, California.

Marissa has been featured in various publications, including Newsweek ("10 Tech Leaders of the Future"), Red Herring ("15 Women to Watch"), Business 2.0 ("Silicon Valley Dream Team"), BusinessWeek, Fortune, and Fast Company.

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7.Elizabeth Miller
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9.Juliet de Baubigny
10.Orkut Buyukkokten
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1.Image Gallery: San Francisco Opera 2011 Opera Ball
2.Image Gallery: San Francisco Symphony 2011 Opening Gala
3.Image Gallery: School of American Ballet 2011 Winter Ball
4.Image Gallery: Fine Arts Museums 2011 Mid Winter Gala
5.Calendar: School of American Ballet - The Winter Ball
6.Image Gallery: UNICEF 2010 Snowflake Ball
7.Image Gallery: Opening of Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musee d’Orsay
8.Image Gallery: San Francisco Symphony 2010 Opening Night Gala
9.Image Gallery: SFMOMA 75th Anniversary Gala
10.Image Gallery: Bulgari San Francisco Store Opening
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