Susan Wojcicki, whose given name is Susan Diane Wojcicki, is a corporate leader of American and Polish descent and the CEO of the biggest streaming platform in the world.
Susan Wojcicki has a net worth of $765 million in the year 2023. As a matter of fact, she’s been working in the IT sector for well over two decades.
The “most important person in advertising,” as she was called, was her. She was also recognized as one of Time magazine’s 2015 100 most influential people. Moreover, Wojcicki was called “the most powerful woman on the Internet” in a subsequent edition of Time.
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Wojcicki, who was there during Google’s inception and hired as the company’s first marketing manager in 1999, is often referred to as a “founding member.”
She was originally tasked with overseeing and managing Google’s pioneering video service and later decided to take the helm of the company’s burgeoning online advertising division as well.
Wojcicki pushed that Google buy YouTube after seeing its growth and the company did so in 2006. Since 2014, she has been YouTube’s chief executive officer. Susan Wojcicki was a dual citizen of the United States and Poland.
Nevertheless, Susan Wojcicki announced her resignation as CEO of YouTube on Thursday, February 16, 2023. She oversaw the social networking site for a whole decade.
In a statement to YouTube’s employees, Wojcicki said why she is leaving: to “start a new chapter focused on my family, health, and personal initiatives I’m passionate about,” as reported by Vox.
Susan Wojcicki parents
Susan Wojcicki’s parents are Esther and Stanley Wojcicki. Her father’s name is Esther Wojcicki and her mother’s name is Stanley Wojcicki.
Her mother is of Jewish descent and works as an educator while her father Stanley is an American Polish physics professor at Stanford University.