Susan Diane Wojcicki is the CEO of Youtube, the world’s largest streaming platform.
She is an American-Polish business executive. She has worked in the technology field for almost 20 years. She was dubbed “the most powerful figure in advertising.” In addition, in 2015, she was named one of Time’s 100 most influential people. Wojcicki was also referred to as “the most powerful woman on the Internet” in a later edition of Time.
Susan D. Wojcicki serves on the board of directors of salesforce.com, Inc. as an independent director. Susan Wojcicki has been a member of the Board of Directors since December 2014. Since February 2014, Ms. Wojcicki has been the Chief Executive Officer of YouTube, a digital video platform and subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. (formerly Google Inc.). Ms. Wojcicki joined Google in 1999 as a marketing manager, and after holding numerous marketing positions, she served as Google’s Senior Vice President of Advertising & Commerce from April 2011 until January 2014.
Worked at Intel
She worked at Intel before joining Google and worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company and R.B. Webber & Company. Ms. Wojcicki holds a bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard University, as well as a master’s degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Ms. Wojcicki joins our Board of Directors with a wealth of experience in technology management, operations, and marketing.
Her knowledge of technology, brand development, and product development also supports our assessment that Ms. Wojcicki possesses the necessary and desired talents, experience, and perspective to serve on our Board.
As management Consultant
Wojcicki began his career as a management consultant and worked in marketing for companies such as Intel Corporation, Bain & Company, and R.B. Webber & Company, all of which are based in Santa Clara, California.
Wojcicki eventually teamed up with now-famous entrepreneurs Larry Page and Sergey Brin in her own garage in Menlo Park to create Google in September 1998.
Google’s first Marketing Manager
In 1999, she was hired as Google’s first marketing manager, where she worked on viral marketing campaigns and the company’s initial Google Doodles project.
Development of Google
Later, Wojcicki was also involved in the development of Google’s successful ventures such as Google Images and Google Books, and she was later promoted to Vice President of Advertising and Commerce.
She was familiar with Google’s an advertising and marketing platforms, including AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick, and Google Analytics.
Wojcicki was also working on the “Google Video service” at the time and faced stiff competition from “YouTube,” a small start-up platform that was rapidly gaining popularity.
Her plan at the time was to buy YouTube right away.
Without any misgivings, Google’s largest acquisitions were fruitful; she bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in 2006 and also bought DoubleClick in 2007.
The most influential Woman on the Internet
Wojcicki’s rise in the internet world has earned her labels such as “the most influential woman on the Internet” and “the most significant person in advertising,” according to Time.
CEO of YouTube
After becoming the CEO of YouTube in February 2014, she was named one of Time’s 100 most important people in 2015.
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Wojcicki got married to Dennis Troper. The two are parents of five children. Wojcicki and Dennis Troper move philanthropy through the Troper Wojcicki Foundation.