Former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer resigned on
Tuesday after running the company for about five
She resigned because Verizon’s $4.48 billion
acquisition of Yahoo has officially closed, netting
her a $23 million payout.
At a conference in London, Mayer said one of the
things she was looking forward to in her post-
Yahoo life was using Gmail again, adding that she
was faster at using tools she had designed herself.
Presumably, as CEO of Yahoo, she had to use
Before joining Yahoo, Mayer worked at Google for
over 13 years, leading several products such as
search and Gmail.
In tweets sent after this story published, Mayer
said she would continue to “use the excellent
Yahoo Mail too.”