Susan Wojcicki

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Full NameSusan Diane Wojcicki
BirthJuly 5, 1968 (age 55)
Place of BirthSanta Clara County, California, U.S.
EducationBA from Harvard University, MS from University of California, Santa Cruz, MBA from University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation(s)Business manager and executive advisor
TitleFormer CEO of YouTube (2014–2023)
SuccessorNeal Mohan
Board MembershipsSalesforce, Room to Read, UCLA Anderson School of Management
SpouseDennis Troper (m. 1998)
ParentsStanley Wojcicki (father), Esther Wojcicki (mother)
RelativesAnne Wojcicki (sister), Janina Wójcicka Hoskins (grandmother), Franciszek Wójcicki (grandfather)
Net Worth$500 million
Early Involvement with GoogleRented garage to Google’s founders in 1998, Google’s first marketing manager in 1999
Notable ContributionsLed Google’s online advertising and original video service, suggested Google’s acquisition of YouTube
YouTube CEO TenureAppointed CEO in 2014, resigned in February 2023
Early CareerWorked at Intel Corporation, Bain & Company, and R.B. Webber & Company
Early LifeGrew up on the Stanford campus, neighbor to mathematical scientist George Dantzig
High SchoolAttended Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California
First BusinessSelling “spice ropes” door-to-door at age eleven
College MajorStudied history and literature at Harvard University
Change of Career PathInitially planned a PhD in economics but shifted to technology

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