30 Notable IT Executive Moves: July 2012


Marissa Mayer

It was a surprising coup for Yahoo: Marissa Mayer, well known as Google's 20th employee, top female engineer and a major figure in Silicon Valley, was named CEO of the struggling search engine company in mid-July. As Mayer looks at how to turn Google around, she'll do so without chief executive runner-up Ross Levinson, Yahoo's former head of global media and interim CEO, who confirmed his departure from Yahoo a week after Mayer's appointment.