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Carol Bartz

The Womens Conference

How She Empowers Others

Carol Bartz has served as Yahoo!'s Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2009 and as our President since April 2009.

Ms. Bartz served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Autodesk, Inc., a computer-aided design software provider, from May 2006 to February 2009, as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk from April 1992 to April 2006 and as a director of Autodesk from April 1992 to February 2009.

From 1983 to April 1992, she served in a number of positions at Sun Microsystems, Inc., a provider of computer systems, software and services (now a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation), including as Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations and as an executive officer. Currently, Ms. Bartz also serves as the lead director of Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking technology company, and as a director of the National Medals of Science and Technology Foundation.

She previously served as a director of BEA Systems, Inc., a provider of database-related software (now a subsidiary of Oracle Corporation), Intel Corp., a semiconductor chip design and manufacturing company, and NetApp, Inc., a provider of data-storage and data-management tools.

Ms. Bartz holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin.