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Susan Wojcicki takes over as YouTube CEO

Original post made on Feb 5, 2014

Susan Wojcicki, a Palo Alto native known for renting her Menlo Park garage out to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin 15 years ago, is leaving her post at Google as senior vice president of advertising and commerce to take over as CEO at YouTube.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 4:36 PM

Comments (5)

Posted by Details, a resident of Menlo Park
on Feb 5, 2014 at 9:38 pm

Google CEO Larry Page reports to the Google Board of Directors. YouTube is simply a division of Google, so Susan will still report to Larry, and the correct title for that role is SVP.


Posted by MaryHog, a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 6, 2014 at 6:26 am

Wonder how miserable this [portion removed] will make Youtube. They already ruined it by tying it to G+ but I am sure she has more miserable plans.


Posted by Elena Kadvany, a resident of another community
on Feb 6, 2014 at 9:25 am

Details: I'm sure you're correct that in her new role at YouTube, Susan Wojcicki will still report to Larry Page, but the job she's moving into does have the title of CEO.


Posted by member, a resident of Crescent Park
on Feb 6, 2014 at 12:30 pm

I love the critical and knowledgeable feedback - life in the bubble!


Posted by Unaffected?, a resident of Downtown North
on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:53 pm

I hope that the imminent divorce of Susan's sister from Sergei Brinn does not affect her relationship with Sergei or Larry.

Larry Page is the majority shareholder so he is the Big Boss. The whole Wojicki family are shareholders, too, however. And surely they are not happy with their son-and-brother-in-law's involvement with his young employee, whom he allegedly now lives with. Wonder how that will affect stock value


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