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J.P. Donlon
JP Donlon is the Editor-in-Chief of Chief Executive magazine.

CEO POV: Has Marissa Mayer Saved Yahoo?

“There is no one in the world like Marissa Mayer,” writes Nicholas Carlson in his book, Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo. In covering Yahoo for Business Insider, Carlson discovered that the demand for stories on this Wisconsin-born former Google executive, who once aspired to be a schoolteacher, was almost insatiable. He admits that he was equally fascinated by her, so he wrote a book about her and the predicament she faces in reviving one of the Internet’s earliest start-ups. In this Q&A with Carlson, JP Donlon walks through the findings in his book and Carlson's opinions of what is going right and what's going wrong at Yahoo.

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2014 Wealth Creators Index:
MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga Tops the List

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For Chief Executive's seventh annual index, we ranked the top 100 public companies of the S&P 500 where the CEO has been in place for at least three years. Similarly, we also ranked the top 40 mid-market companies (see p. 43) from the Russell 3000 in two tiers: upper mid-market companies with revenues between $500 million and $1 billion, and a lower mid-market tier of companies with revenues between $100 million and $500 million.

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