"Marissa Mayer on God, Family & Yahoo" turned out to be Fortune.com's No. 1 story on Facebook (FB) and LinkedIn (LNKD) last week--and one of the most-read Fortune.com stories of 2012.
When I sat on stage with Mayer last Tuesday at Fortune's Most Powerful Women dinner in Palo Alto--for the first interview that the Yahoo (YHOO) CEO has done since taking the job in July--I had no clue that her comments MOREPatricia Sellers - Dec 3, 2012 2:34 PM ET
So, Facebook (FB) knows how to grow. On Tuesday, the company that everyone loved to discount reported better-than-expected profits and a 32% increase in third-quarter revenue to nearly $1.3 billion. The stock is popping.
Substantial credit goes to Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's No. 2, who has learned a thing or two about scaling businesses. When Sandberg joined her previous employer Google (GOOG) in 2001, that MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 24, 2012 10:59 AM ET
FORTUNE -- One of this year's Fortune Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs multitasks in Hollywood. She's a movie star.
Another 2012 MPW Entrepreneur just sold her company to Google (GOOG) for a reported $350 million.
Another winner, nominated by Facebook (FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg, sold her company to LinkedIn (LNKD) for $119 million this year.
These three startup queens are Jessica Alba of The Honest Co., Victoria Ransom of Wildfire Interactive, and Rashmi Sinha MOREPatricia Sellers - Aug 31, 2012 9:00 AM ET
What a week! Just as we were starting Fortune Brainstorm Tech in Aspen, the rumors surfaced that Google (GOOG) VP Marissa Mayer would be chosen as Yahoo's (YHOO) new CEO. I called Mayer on her cell and left her a voicemail. She called back within five minutes and told me, "It's true."
Turns out Mayer, 37 -- who became the Fortune 500's youngest CEO and scored a $71 million pay package at MOREPatricia Sellers - Jul 20, 2012 2:18 PM ET
A year ago, I began my first day at Fortune magazine. A bundle of ambition with no direction, I wondered if I would sink or swim. During my first morning meeting, I was sandwiched between two writers discussing derivatives over coffee. I seriously questioned my own intelligence.
Within two weeks, my sea legs finally took. The Fortune Most Powerful Women brand -- and the editors behind it -- pushed me to MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Jul 3, 2012 10:22 AM ET
We asked the question a few months ago: How can it be that Facebook, whose biggest and best base of customers is female, does not have a single woman on its seven-member board of directors?
Yesterday, it happened. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg got named to the board. A smart move, and long overdue.
It's smart too because investors are looking for signs to be confident in Facebook (FB), whose stock now trades MOREPatricia Sellers - Jun 26, 2012 7:38 AM ET
The debate on women and work is only beginning. Women can't have it all? Or is it the case that they won't take it all?
First came Cherie Blair's hot-button comments about working women and motherhood, at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference in London last week.
Then came an Atlantic magazine cover story, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," in which Anne-Marie Slaughter, once a senior adviser to Secretary of MOREPatricia Sellers - Jun 25, 2012 10:24 AM ET
If you're creating a career platform for aspiring Gen-Y women, it's smart to line up star businesswomen as angel investors. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, Gilt Groupe's Susan Lyne, and serial entrepreneur Gina Bianchini invested slivers of the $1.25 million that Levo League has raised to get off the ground, but so what that their stakes are tiny? The two young entrepreneurs behind the new site know how to ask for help MOREPatricia Sellers - Mar 20, 2012 8:18 AM ET
Sheryl Sandberg keeps on giving. Journalistically, that is. Last week, here on Postcards, we riffed on the New York Times profile of Sandberg, whose ambition for young women in business seems to match her ambition for Facebook, where she is COO. That is: Just do it...take over the world.
On Saturday, CNN.com ran a story titled "How to have more Sheryl Sandbergs." The key? "Peer influence," posed the authors, Courtney E. MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 14, 2012 12:14 PM ET
Sunday brought another glowing profile of Sheryl Sandberg. The Facebook COO, who is No. 12 on Fortune's Most Powerful Women list, is on a PR roll. Though being called "the Justin Bieber of tech" in the New York Times comes close, I think, to jumping the shark image-wise.
The Times article honed in on Sandberg's third "job" besides playing backup to Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook and wife and mother to her MOREPatricia Sellers - Feb 6, 2012 12:25 PM ET
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