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When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night.

When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night.

I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that's how you grow. When there's that moment of 'Wow, I'm not really sure I can do this,' and you push through those moments, that's when you have a breakthrough. ---->>>

Geeks are people who love something so much that all the details matter. ---->>>

Shifting toward management meant greater responsibility and influence, but it also meant giving up programming day-to-day in my role, which was hard because it took me out of my comfort zone. ---->>>

I think that there is a generational change, where new generations that have grown up always having access to the internet have a somewhat different view in terms of personal information and what needs to be kept private. ---->>>

I don't think that I would consider myself a feminist. I think that I certainly believe in equal rights, I believe that women are just as capable, if not more so in a lot of different dimensions, but I don't, I think have, sort of, the militant drive and the sort of, the chip on the shoulder that sometimes comes with that. ---->>>

I've always liked simplicity. ---->>>

Product management really is the fusion between technology, what engineers do - and the business side.

Product management really is the fusion between technology, what engineers do - and the business side.

If you can find something that you're really passionate about, whether you're a man or a woman comes a lot less into play. Passion is a gender-neutralizing force. ---->>>

I have a theory that burnout is about resentment. And you beat it by knowing what it is you're giving up that makes you resentful. ---->>>

I pace myself by taking a week-long vacation every four months. ---->>>

It's really wonderful to work in an environment with a lot of smart people. ---->>>

Beyond basic mathematical aptitude, the difference between good programmers and great programmers is verbal ability. ---->>>

You can be good at technology and like fashion and art. You can be good at technology and be a jock. You can be good at technology and be a mom. You can do it your way, on your terms. ---->>>

Employees, especially young people, want more than a paycheck. ---->>>

I definitely think what drives technology companies is the people; because in a technology company it's always about what are you going to do next. ---->>>

I think it's very comforting for people to put me in a box. 'Oh, she's a fluffy girlie girl who likes clothes and cupcakes. Oh, but wait, she is spending her weekends doing hardware electronics.' ---->>>

I really believe that the virtual world mirrors the physical world. ---->>>

I refuse to be stereotyped. ---->>>

You can't have everything you want, but you can have the things that really matter to you. ---->>>

I could imagine, some number of years from now, starting my own company. But not yet. Not for a while. ---->>>

I don't feel overwhelmed with information. I really like it. ---->>>

I like to stay in the rhythm of things. ---->>>

I was always good at math and science, and I never realized that that was unusual or somehow undesirable. ---->>>

Search occupies this wonderful moment in a user's day where it doesn't even really break along demographics, right? ---->>>

To me, speed is really about convenience. ---->>>

Really in technology, it's about the people, getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment and helping to find a way to innovate.

Really in technology, it's about the people, getting the best people, retaining them, nurturing a creative environment and helping to find a way to innovate.

I really wanted to be a doctor, until my freshman year of college when I realized that while I was good at chemistry and biology, I really wasn't feeling challenged by it. ---->>>

I love technology, and I don't think it's something that should divide along gender lines. ---->>>

For some people, what really matters to them is sleep. ---->>>

I think Google should be like a Swiss Army knife: clean, simple, the tool you want to take everywhere. ---->>>

I was Google's first woman engineer. ---->>>

Walmart is an amazing story of entrepreneurship and, as one of the world's most powerful brands, touches millions of lives every day. ---->>>

Will the social networking phenomenon lessen? I don't think so. ---->>>

Good students are good at all things. ---->>>

I didn't want to lose my sense of myself in my profession. ---->>>

Search is an unsolved problem. ---->>>

Well, I think the social networking is really interesting. ---->>>

What you want, when you want it. As opposed to everything you could ever want, even when you don't. ---->>>

For many people, Google is the most important tool on the Web. ---->>>

I don't believe in balance, not in the classic way. ---->>>

I had to think really hard about how to choose between job offers. ---->>>

I like to get myself in over my head. ---->>>

I really love color. ---->>>

If I had been more self-conscious about being a woman, it would have stifled me. ---->>>

The utmost thing is the user experience, to have the most useful experience. ---->>>

With data collection, 'The sooner the better' is always the best answer. ---->>>

I think what's really amazing is that given the scale of the web and getting the compute power we have today, we're starting to see things that appear intelligent but actually aren't semantically intelligent. ---->>>

Our theory is, if you need the user to tell you what you're selling, then you don't know what you're selling, and it's probably not going to be a good experience. ---->>>

The internet creates more of an appetite for media - it doesn't replace physical books, radio or TV. ---->>>

I don't need much sleep. ---->>>

I had no idea how to eat sensibly. ---->>>

I think that ultimately over time we really should strive for a place where most information is available online and is searchable. ---->>>

Well, I have one of the best jobs in the world. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-30, 1975
Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin, U.S.
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Occupation: Businesswoman
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Marissa Ann Mayer (; 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. In January 2017, it was announced that she will step down from the company's board upon the sale of Yahoo!'s operating business to Verizon Communications (wikipedia)