The most well-known position held by American-Polish business entrepreneur Susan Wojcicki is that of YouTube’s CEO, the world’s largest streaming service.
She has worked in the technology sector for over 20 years and has been dubbed “the most significant person in advertising.”
In 2015, she was included in Time’s list of the 100 most influential people. Wojcicki was referred to as “the most powerful woman on the Internet” in another issue of Time.
In 1999, Wojcicki, one of Google’s original employees, took on the organization’s first marketing manager role.
She later led Google’s online advertising business and managed its original video service.
Recognizing the potential of YouTube, Wojcicki advocated for Google’s acquisition of the platform in 2006.
Wojcicki has stood as the CEO of YouTube since 2014. She maintains dual citizenship in Poland and the United States.
Susan Wojcicki Age
Susan Wojcicki is 54 years old. She was born on July 5, 1968, in Santa Clara County, California.
At Palo Alto, California, Wojcicki attended Gunn High School and contributed to the student newspaper there.
She chose humanities major at college, delaying enrollment in her first computer science course until her final year.
She earned a 1990 honors degree in history and literature from Harvard University.
Wojcicki initially intended to seek a Ph.D. in economics and a career in academia, but her interest in technology persuaded her to change her plans and pursue a Master of Science in Economics, which she finished in 1993 at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Later, in 1998, she graduated with a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Wojcicki’s entrepreneurial spirit started early; at 11, she launched her first venture, selling “spice ropes” door-to-door.
Susan Wojcicki Family
Esther and Stanley Wojcicki are Susan’s parents. Stanley, her father, is an American-Polish physics professor at Stanford University.
Esther, her mother, is of Jewish heritage and a teacher. Susan has two sisters: Anne Wojcicki, the creator of 23andMe, and Janet Wojcicki, an anthropologist, and epidemiologist with a doctorate.
On August 23, 1998, Susan wed Dennis Troper in Belmont, California; they had five kids together.
Franciszek Wójcicki, Susan’s grandpa, was a former politician for the Polish People’s Party and People’s Party who won a parliamentary seat in 1947.
Susan Wojcicki Physical Appearance
Although Susan Wojcicki is tall and appears to be thin, nobody is aware of her exact body dimensions.
She decides against disclosing this information because she thinks a woman’s worth should be judged by her skills and abilities rather than by her height or weight.
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