Susan Wojcicki

  • 13 People Who Could Be Twitter’s Next CEO

    13 People Who Could Be Twitter’s Next CEO

    So far we’ve heard the board is looking for someone who can focus solely on Twitter (and not some other *cough Square) company, is a heavy tweeter, and gets the product. There’s also significant interest to bring in a woman or minority to do the job. Rumors continue to swirl, so we’ve put together a list of plausible appointees, as well as some wild hearsay for good measure. Read More

  • YouTube Confirms Plans For An Ad-Free, Subscription-Based Service

    YouTube Confirms Plans For An Ad-Free, Subscription-Based Service

    Confirming reports from last fall, YouTube announced today its plans for an ad-free, subscription-based service by way of an email sent out to YouTube Partners. The email details the forthcoming option, which will offer consumers the choice to pay for an “ads-free” version of YouTube for a monthly fee. The additional monetization option requires partners to agree to updated terms… Read More

  • YouTube Adds Netflix Content Chief And Ad Exchange Architect To VP Ranks

    YouTube Adds Netflix Content Chief And Ad Exchange Architect To VP Ranks

    YouTube is continuing the spate of recent executive-level hires begun under CEO Susan Wojcicki with two new additions to the top-level team today, according to sources familiar with the matter and confirmed by YouTube. The new hires include Netflix VP of Content Acquisition Kelly Merryman, who takes on the VP of Content Partnerships role at YouTube; and Eyal Manor, who was most recently in… Read More

  • YouTube’s New Creator Tools Include Donations, Fan-Submitted Subtitles, And A Mobile Creator Studio App

    YouTube’s New Creator Tools Include Donations, Fan-Submitted Subtitles, And A Mobile Creator Studio App

    YouTube is by far the largest platform for online video viewership in the world. But frankly, it wouldn’t be anything without its creators. That’s why in a keynote today at Vidcon, the company announced a wide range of new tools for the people that upload videos to the platform, all in the hopes that it will allow them to be more… creative? Read More

  • Google Confirms Ads & Commerce SVP Susan Wojcicki Is The New YouTube CEO

    Google Confirms Ads & Commerce SVP Susan Wojcicki Is The New YouTube CEO

    Google was rumored to have been moving longtime employee and SVP of Ads & Commerce Susan Wojcicki over to the YouTube top spot, based on reports yesterday by The Information and Re/code, and now Google has confirmed via a statement sent to TechCrunch and Wojcicki herself has confirmed the news via Twitter. Excited to join #YouTube – wonderful team, amazing community &… Read More

  • Google Ads SVP Susan Wojcicki Takes Over At YouTube

    Google Ads SVP Susan Wojcicki Takes Over At YouTube

    Senior management at Google is being shifted around, with SVP of Ads & Commerce Susan Wojcicki taking over at YouTube. With that appointment, which was reported by The Information and Re/code, current YouTube boss Salar Kamangar, is expected to move into another role at Google. Read More

  • Susan Wojcicki Defends Google's Social DNA

    Google Ad chief Susan Wojcicki has some advice for Web companies wondering if their products will be a success. Reminiscing about the early days of AdSense to Steven Levy at Wired’s business conference here in New York City, she says: “You know really soon if your product is going to be successful. That is what I love about the Web. When we turned on AdSense, within the first… Read More