Beyond Marissa Mayer - Top women in tech
Marissa Mayer being appointed president and CEO of Yahoo last week marks another woman being named to a prominent position in a leading technology company. HP, IBM and Canonical already have female CEOs, while women hold senior leadership positions at organisations such as Facebook, Cisco and Oracle. Still though, a study by Harvey Nash recently found that fewer than 10% of tech CEOs are women, which is actually an improvement upon the 4% of Fortune 1000 CEOs that are female.
Bethany Mayer, former head of HP's networking unit, is leaving to become CEO of Ixia
Only three percent of US startups with female CEOs received venture capital funding in 2014
The deal could help Yahoo better target ads on mobile devices