In a surprise that may mean Yahoo! actually has a clue once again, they have named Marissa Mayer as CEO of the faltering brand.
She wanted to leave Google and nailed the best possible way. She’s been a Google vice president after joining the search giant early on and is commonly considered a visionary behind the much-lauded design aspects of the Google user experience.
How do I know young computer programmers are going to suddenly want to work for the re-energized company, though it will have had its 5th CEO in a year and even the guy running Hulu thought it was a step down? Easy. Mayer is not only brilliant, she looks like this: