When Marissa Mayer threw away her VP job at Google to take over as Yahoo’s new CEO, she was making a very conscious career decision, and one that would take her straight to the top of a huge, global company.
While female tech founders are growing in number all the time, women heading up established companies in technology and working as prominent partners at influential VC firms are still something of a rarity. But they do exist, and they’re shining examples of ambition, talent, political prowess, and perseverance.
Check ’em out, and be sure to congratulate Ms. Mayer on her long-awaited C-suite position.
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