Consumer >> CEO Interviews >> December 4, 2000

Tim Koogle – Yahoo! Inc (yhoo)

TIM KOOGLE joined Yahoo! in 1995 as President and CEO and was named Chairman in January 1999. With more than 19 years experience, Mr. Koogle was named one of 'The Top 25 Executives of the Year' for 1999 by Business Week. Under his direction, Yahoo! has become a profitable, pre- eminent global Web network, and has achieved several consecutive quarters of increasing profitability with 1999 annual net revenues of $591,786,000. Prior to Yahoo!, Mr. Koogle was President of Intermec Corporation, a Seattle-based manufacturer of automated data collection and data communications products, where annual sales increased nearly 50% to more than $300 million during his three-year leadership. Previously, he spent nine years with Motorola where he held a number of executive management positions in operations and corporate venture capital. Mr. Koogle holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia and MS and PhD degrees in Engineering from Stanford University. Profile
Susan Decker is Yahoo!'s Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration. Profile
TWST: Could you provide our readers an overview of Yahoo!?

Mr. Koogle: Yahoo! is a global-branded network business on the Internet,

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