Biographical details on Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer

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FILE- In this Monday, April 19, 2010 file photo, Google vice president of search products and user experience, Marissa Mayer, attends the 2010 Matrix Awards presented by the New York Women in Communications at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Yahoo announced Monday, July 16, 2012, that it is hiring longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the company struggles to rebound from years of financial malaise and internal turmoil. Mayer, who starts at Yahoo Inc. on Tuesday, was one of Google’s earliest employees and was most recently responsible for its mapping, local and location services. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
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FILE- In this Monday, April 19, 2010 file photo, Google vice president of search products and user experience, …

On Monday, Yahoo released quarterly results for the third quarter, the first one under former Google executive Marissa Mayer. She is Yahoo's fifth CEO in as many years, not including two who served on an interim basis. Here are some biographical details on her.

NAME: Marissa Mayer

AGE: 37

TITLE: CEO, Yahoo Inc.

EDUCATION: B.S. in symbolic systems and M.S. in computer science from Stanford University, specializing in artificial intelligence for both. She received an honorary doctorate of engineering.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Started at Google Inc. in 1999 as its first female engineer and 20th employee overall. Most recently responsible for Google's mapping products, location services, Google Local, Street View and a slew of other products. Helped create Google's flagship search service and the well-known white-background home page the company is still known for. Started at Yahoo on July 17.

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