A Lucky Keystroke Helped Marissa Mayer Land At Google

MILWAUKEE, WI - MAY 12:  Yahoo CEO  Marissa Mayer attends Yahoo! On The Road at Turner Hall on May 12, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - MAY 12: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attends Yahoo! On The Road at Turner Hall on May 12, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images)


Her unauthorized biography is detailed here, by Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson.

In it, Carlson describes how a lucky keystroke helped Marissa Mayer land at Google, which was then a little-known startup.