Susan Wojcicki

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Benjamin Wachenje

Title: CEO of Google's YouTube

Born: July 5, 1968, Santa Clara, California

Education: BA in history and literature, Harvard College; MS in economics, University of California, Santa Cruz; MBA, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Early Marker: Sublet the garage of her Menlo Park house to Sergey Brin, subsequently her younger sister's husband, and Larry Page for their search-engine start-up.

Big Idea: Led the growth of Google's advertising and analytic products, AdWords and AdSense, and its tricky transition to mobile; moved across to YouTube in CEO Larry Page's management revamp in March 2014 to drive increased revenue from the video portal.

Wave of the Future: Social, mobile and visual Web media

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