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Srinija Srinivasan

Srinija Srinivasan

American business executive
Srinija Srinivasan
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Intro American business executive
Is Businessperson Business executive
From United States of America
Type Business
Gender female
Education
Stanford University
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Biography

Srinija Srinivasan was hired in 1995 as the fifth employee of Yahoo! by founders Jerry Yang and David Filo to "organize the content." Srinivasan left Yahoo! in 2010 while serving as a vice-president and editor-in-chief. Srinivasan co-founded music start-up, Loove.

Early life and education

Srinivasan holds a B.S degree, 1993, from Stanford University in Symbolic Systems. In 2000, Srinivasan became a Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and was also a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. In 2010, she was appointed to the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

Career in technology

Yahoo

Srinivasan was hired in 1995 as the fifth employee of Yahoo! by founders Jerry Yang and David Filo to "organize the content." She left Yahoo! in 2010 while serving as a vice-president and editor-in-chief.

Before coming to Yahoo!, she worked on the Cyc Project, an artificial intelligence project to create a database of human commonsense knowledge.

Public service

In 2010, Srinivasan was appointed by United States President Obama to the United States Commission on Presidential Scholars, a federal program to commemorate the achievement of distinguished graduating high school students.

She was elected to Stanford University's Board of Trustees in 2014.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 24 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.livemint.com/Companies/SgpYiP1KHKyQ1hdjOaQl8H/At-Yahoo-it-has-been-about-power-of-aggregation.html
http://news.stanford.edu/news/2014/march/new-trustee-srinivasan-031814.html
https://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052748704017904575409210554671690
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/17/technology/when-yahoo-ruled-the-valley-stories-of-the-original-surfers.html
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