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Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.

Our new attitude is how can we put you in front of our customer.

At Yahoo, we were one of the early proponents of the power of content showcased through new media. SnagFilms, with its large library and breadth of digital distribution, can help shape this next phase, bringing great stories to broad new audiences. ---->>>

Search, which is extremely important, represents about 5% of the page views on the Internet and 40% of the revenue. So, highly monetized. ---->>>

When I began working in Yahoo, my family moved with me. Despite our efforts, our kids wanted to study in Los Angeles, and I was forced to see my family and friends only on weekends. In the beginning I even enjoyed it, but knew that at some stage I'd want to go back home. ---->>>

While more great films are being made every year, it is increasingly difficult to get indies into theaters or on TV. ---->>>

Yahoo! is the only company with both scale and leadership in branded and search advertising. ---->>>

Sometimes, on a personal level, I wince. ---->>>

The Internet and Yahoo are firmly established as 'must buys' for brand advertising. ---->>>

There is nothing to be embarrassed about being profitable. ---->>>

Yahoo is all about content. Deep reservoirs of important content in many, many strong areas. ---->>>

I don't think that Yahoo or any other Internet company should try to become a television network. We will be nowhere if we have to create our own content. ---->>>

I myself am a builder and get totally excited about building Yahoo! as a brand and building it into a bigger and better company. That's what I intend to do. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-24, 1943
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
Occupation: Businessman

Terry Semel (born February 24, 1943) is an American corporate executive who was the chairman and CEO of Yahoo! Incorporated from 2001 to 2007. Previously, he spent 24 years at Warner Bros., where he served as chairman and co-chief executive officer. He resigned as CEO due in part to pressure from shareholders' dissatisfaction over his compensation (in 2006, salary $1, stock options worth $70 million) and performance (wikipedia)