Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer may join Jawbone board
reviewed back in 2010. It sort of feels she’s taking a look at a director position, something sources say was happening before she joined Yahoo.
The talks are said to be late stage, but caution was because the deal won’t happen for varied reasons, which have been not specified. Consistent with AllThingsD, Jawbone’s founder/CEO Hosain Rahman and Mayer both attended Standford jointly, and are close friends. When requested, Jawbone declined commenting at the claim.
Jawbone’s products include the Bluetooth mobile speakers Jambox and the Up fitness wristband. The corporate makes a speciality of “human-centered wearable technology and audio devices,” consistent with its website. It was winner of the 2010 IDSA Design of the last decade, and boasts its NoiseAssassin technology, that is the one military-grade noise-zapping technology on the earth.
Before coming to Yahoo, Mayer was Vp of Local, Maps, and placement Services at Google, and was recently ranked because the 14th strongest businesswoman in America by Fortune magazine, in addition to holding the title of youngest CEO of a Fortune 500. She currently sits at the board of directors of Walmart, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the brand new York City Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet, and the Sanfrancisco Museum of contemporary Art.