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Marissa Mayer

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Date of Birth: 1975 , May-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Marissa Mayer

1975 Born in Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
1993 Graduated from Wausau West High School
1999 Earned her MS from Stanford University
1999 Joined Google
2002 Began her Associate Product Manager (APM) program
2012 Became the President and CEO of Yahoo!
2014 Was criticized in articles by The New York Times and The New Yorker
2008 Was named in the America's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
2012 Got listed in Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women
2009 Was named Women of the Year
2009 Married to Zachary Bogue
2012 First child, Macallister Bogue
2015 Gave birth to a twin daughter

Detail Timeline of Marissa Mayer

May 30 , 1975

Born in Wausau, Wisconsin, United States

Marissa Mayer was born in Wausau, Wisconsin, United States of America. She was born on the laps of Margaret Mayer and Michael Mayer. She shares her birthday on 30th of May. Her father is an environmental engineer and her mother is an art teacher. 

1993

Graduated from Wausau West High School

As a child, she attended Wausau West High School. While she was in Wausau West High School, she was named the president of her high school's Spanish club, treasurer of the Key Club and captain of the pom-pom squad. She completed her high school graduation in 1993. 

1999

Earned her MS from Stanford University

In 1997, she earned her BS in Symbolic Systems from Stanford University. She also joined her MS in computer science in Stanford University the same year and she finally graduated from there two years later. 

1999

Joined Google

At the end of 1990s, she completed her MS in computer science and then she was offered a bunch of job offers. Out of those jobs, she accepted the offer made by Google and then she joined Google in 1999 as employee number 20. 

2002

Began her Associate Product Manager (APM) program

In 2002, she launched a program called Associate Product Manager (APM) program. This program was mainly aimed to recruit new talents and cultivate and train them for leadership roles. She offered jobs to several junior employees. 

July 16 , 2012

Became the President and CEO of Yahoo!

After serving in Google for more than a decade, she finally joined Yahoo! in 2012. On 16th of July 2012, she was named the President and CEO of Yahoo! and she also became one of the important members of the company's board of directors.

2014

Was criticized in articles by The New York Times and The New Yorker

She is best known for being the president and Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo!. She has been making the important management decisions since she joined them in 2012; however, in 2012 she was heavily criticized in articles by The New York Times and The New Yorker.

2008

Was named in the America's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business

In 2008, she got listed in the Fortune magazine's America's 50 Most Powerful Women in Business. That year she was ranked 50th but in 2009 and 2010, she was ranked 44th and 42nd respectively. She was ranked 8th in 2013. 

2012

Got listed in Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women

She has also been listed in the Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women several times in her life. In 2012, she got listed in this list at no 20. Next year, she was ranked 32nd but in 2014 she claimed 18th position. 

2009

Was named Women of the Year

Marissa Mayer is an information technology executive from United States. In 2009, she was named as Women of the Year. She got this titled from the Glamour Magazine. At the end of 2015, she got listed in the list of 500 Most Influential CEO's.

December 12 , 2009

Married to Zachary Bogue

On 12th of December 2009, Mayer got married to Zachary Bogue. Zachary Bogue is an attorney, he is also a well known investor. After three years of married life, she gave birth to her first child a son named Macallister Bogue.

September 30 , 2012

First child, Macallister Bogue

She became mother for the first time in her life at the end of 2012. She and her loving husband Zachary Bogue welcomed their first child together on 30th of September and that time it was a son and they named him Macallister Bogue. 

December 10 , 2015

Gave birth to a twin daughter

She is also the mother of a twin daughter. At the end of 2015, she welcomed a twin daughter. She gave birth to a twin daughter named Sylvana Bogue and Marielle Bogue on 10th of December. Zachary Bogue is the father of her daughters. 

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On 12th of December 2009, Mayer got married to Zachary Bogue. Zachary Bogue is an attorney; he is also a well known investor. After three years of married life, she gave birth to her first child a son named Macallister Bogue. She also gave birth to a twin daughter at the end of 2015. She is happy to have Bogue as her loving husband. Her nationality is American and she has American and Finnish ethnicity.

During her childhood days, Mayer was a shy lady. During those days, she took part in ballet, ice-skating, piano, swimming, debate, and Brownies. She also took piano and ballet lessons. She was also interested in math and science since her childhood days. As a child, she got enrolled at Wausau West High School. There she was active in several extracurricular activities; she was also named the president of her high school's Spanish club, treasurer of the Key Club and captain of the pom-pom squad. She completed her high school graduation in 1993. After her high school, she dreamed to become a pediatric neuroscience and then she joined Stanford University with a dream to accomplish that. However, she changed her major to symbolic systems; she finally earned her Bachelor of Science degree from there with an honor in 1997. She also earned her MS in computer science in 1999. Though she was offered 14 different jobs, she finally joined Google in 1999 as employee number 20. There she became the company's first female engineer. Initially, she wrote codes and later she developed and designed Google's search offerings. She is also known for her work on Google AdWords. From 2002, she ran Associate Product Manager (APM) program and three years later, she was named the Vice President of Search Products and User Experience. She held this position till the end of 2010. Since 2012, she has been associated with Yahoo!. On 16th of July 2012, she was named the President and CEO of Yahoo! and she also became one of the important members of the company's board of directors. Her net worth is $300 Million.