Seattle Conference on Scalability: Scaling Google for Every User

Posted in Conferences, Companies on July 11, 2007

Seattle Conference on Scalability: Scaling Google for Every User

Google Tech Talks
June 23, 2007


Marissa Mayer, Vice President, Search Products & User
Experience, leads the product management efforts on Google's
search products – web search, images, groups, news, Froogle, the
Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Google Labs, and more. She
joined Google in 1999 as Google's first female engineer and led the
user interface and webserver teams at that time. Her efforts have
included designing and developing Google's search interface,
internationalizing the site to more than 100 languages, defining
Google News, Gmail, and Orkut, and launching more than 100
features and products on Several patents have been
filed on her work in artificial intelligence and interface design.

Concurrently with her full-time work at Google, Marissa has taught
introductory computer programming classes at Stanford to over
3,000 students. Stanford has recognized her with the Centennial
Teaching Award and the Forsythe Award for her outstanding
contribution to undergraduate education.

Prior to joining Google, Marissa worked at the UBS research lab
(Ubilab) in Zurich, Switzerland and at SRI International in Menlo
Park, California. Marissa has been featured in various publications,
including Newsweek ("10 Tech Leaders of the Future"), Red Herring
("15 Women to Watch"), Business 2.0 ("Silicon Valley Dream
Team"), BusinessWeek, Fortune, and Fast Company. Graduating
with honors, Marissa received her B.S. in Symbolic Systems and
her M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford University. For both
degrees, she specialized in artificial intelligence.

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