Susan Wojcicki Biography

Published On Aug 22, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1968 , July-5
Birth Nation: United States
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On 23rd of August 1998, Susan got married to Dennis Troper. Their wedding ceremony was held at William C. Ralston House, Belmont, California, United States. As a husband and wife, they have already welcomed five children together. Her nationality is American and she has Russian, Polish and American ethnicity.

As a child, Susan was enrolled at Gunn High School. While she was in her high school, she also wrote for the school newspaper. After her high school, she joined Harvard University in 1986. There she majored in history and literature and she finally earned her Bachelor's degree from there in 1990. In the early 1990s, she got enrolled at University of California, Santa Cruz and finally earned her Master's of Science in economics from there in 1993. She also has a Master's in Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She earned her Master’s degree from there in 1998. At the end of 1998, Google founder Larry Page and Sergey Brin set up their office in Wojcicki's garage in Menlo Park. Before she joined Google, she worked for Intel in Santa Clara, California in the marketing department. She also served as a management consultant at Bain & Company and R.B. Webber & Company. In 1999, she was hired by Google as its first marketing manager. During her first year in Google, she served in its initial viral marketing programs as well as the first Google doodles. Within short period of time, she was named the senior vice president of Advertising & Commerce. There she handled the advertising and analytic products such as AdSense, DoubleClick, AdWords and so on. She is also known for her role of Google purchase of DoubleClick and YouTube. She has been serving as the CEO of YouTube since the early 2014. She has the net worth of $350 million. She is now aged 48 years old.

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Born in Santa Clara County, California, United States

July 5 , 1968

Susan Wojcicki was born as Susan Diane Wojcicki at the end of 1960s in Santa Clara County, California, United States of America to Stanley Wojcicki and Esther Wojcicki. Her mother is an educator and her father is a physics professor at Stanford University.

Graduated from Harvard University

1990

As a child, Susan was enrolled at Gunn High School. While she was in her high school, she also wrote for the school newspaper. After her high school, she joined Harvard University in 1986. There she majored in history and literature and she finally earned her Bachelor's degree from there in 1990.

Graduated from University of California

1993

In the early 1990s, she got enrolled at University of California, Santa Cruz and finally earned her Master's of Science in economics from there in 1993. She also has a Master's in Business Administration from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. She earned her Master’s degree from there in 1998.

Worked at Intel

1998

Before she began working at Google, she worked in the Intel in Santa Clara, California in the marketing department. She also served as a management consultant at Bain & Company and R.B. Webber & Company.

Joined Google

1999

At the end of 1998, Google founder Larry Page and Sergey Brin set up thier office in Wojcicki's garage in Menlo Park. In 1999, she was hired by Google as its first marketing manager. During her first year in Google, she served in its initial viral marketing programs as well as the first Google doodles.

Became the senior vice president of Advertising & Commer

2001

Within short period of time, she was named the senior vice president of Advertising & Commerce. There she handled the advertising and analytic products such as AdSense, DoubleClick, AdWords and so on. She is the developer of AdSense which is the Google's second largest source of revenue.

Handled Google's acquisitions of YouTube

2006

She is the one who proposed Google that it should purchase YouTube. She set up a small start-up and then Google finally purchased YouTube in 2006. They bought YouTube in $1.65 billion. Next year, Google purchased DoubleClick in the price worth of $3.1 billion. 

Was named on the Adweek 50 list

2013

She has been listed in several renowned lists by various magazines. In 2013, she was listed in the list of Adweek 50 list. She was actually named no 1 in this list. Two years later, she was named on Vanity Fair's New Establishment list. 

Was honored by Time Magazine

2015

In 2015, she was honored by the Time Magazine. They honored her by listing them in the list of 100 most influential people of the year. That year, she also got listed in the list of the most powerful woman on the internet. 

Was named the CEO of YouTube

2014

Though Susan once dreamed to have a PhD in economics and pursuing a career in academia, she is now a powerful technology executive of the world. She is now serving as the CEO of YouTube and she has been in this position since the early 2014. 

Married to Dennis Troper

August 23 , 1998

On 23rd of August 1998, Susan got married to Dennis Troper. Their wedding ceremony was held at William C. Ralston House, Belmont, California, United States. As a husband and wife, they have already welcomed five children together.