Google and Marissa Mayer at Year Ten

It is somewhat surprising that Google is only ten years old. It was incorporated on September 7, 1998 – ten years ago.

One of the original employees was Marissa Mayer. Over the years, she has become the unofficial spokesperson for Google. Her official title is ‘Vice President, Search Products and User Experience‘. She has been at the hub of growing the fledgling company with a couple of Stanford graduate students.

Here is an interesting question and answer session with Marissa Mayer:

link: Marissa Mayer talks about Google at 10 — and 20

As Google develops in what Marissa Mayer calls an “ecosystem”, it become indistinguishable whether she is a technology executive or an advertising executive. The roles may be identical.

Catherine Forsythe