My guess is she’ll have her feet wet enough at Yahoo to be able to really talk about the challenges and opportunities for the company, and where she’ll be leading it. She’ll probably even answer that question I asked Carol Bartz two years ago.
Mayer will also be judging the final round of the startup competition at Disrupt. She’s been a finalist judge as long as TechCrunch has had conferences. But given her new job, it’s particularly thoughtful that she’d take the time to continue to mentor these startups.
As for me, well, TechCrunch invited me back again to participate in the event. I’ll do a few on stage interviews and participate in the startup competition.
My primary goal is to do great interviews and have interesting conversations. And there’s little downside – I doubt Marissa will break down and swear at me like Bartz did (which was all in fun, trust me). And It’s not like Pando Daily can fire me twice (can they?).
This’ll be great. See you there.
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