Name : Scott Thompson
Born : 1958
Education: Bachelor's in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College.
Occupation: CEO of Yahoo
About Scott Thompson: Prior to PayPal, Thompson worked for Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa formed to oversee global technology for the organization. As executive vice president of technology solutions at Inovant, he was responsible for all development, support and maintenance of Visa's global payment system.
Thompson was also chief information officer of Barclays Global Investors,where he implemented a new strategic technology platform and global infrastructure. In addition, he has worked with Coopers and Lybrand, delivering information technology solutions to leading financial services clients such as Wells Fargo.
Thompson received a bachelor's in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College.
On January 4th, 2012 Yahoo announced that Thompson would be taking over as their CEO.
Scott Thompson received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year© Award in 2011.