Susan Wojcicki

Susan Wojicicki CNBC Next 25
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

Latest Special Reports

  • Piggybanks navigating a maze

    Americans are still shaken by the pandemic and the volatility of the markets. Many are working to manage the impact on their retirement and savings. The implications of the pandemic and economic volatility and changes in tax laws bring new considerations for individuals and especially those retirees planning for and managing future finances.

  • Financial advisors stress that now is the time for investors to get serious about year-end financial planning checkup.

  • More than ever, the hope for a sustainable world has gained real traction among the next generation, businesses, governments — and investors. There’s a long way to go. But technology, entrepreneurship and smart policymaking hold hope for turning green abstractions into tangible reality. CNBC’s Sustainable Future is the premier destination for tracking how smart investments, new ideas and tech innovation can generate commerce — and a world — with staying power.

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