Vice President, Search Products and User Experience, Google, Inc.
Marissa Mayer leads the company’s management efforts on search products, including web search, images,
news, books, products, maps, Google Earth, the Google Toolbar, Google Desktop, Google Health, Google Labs,
and more. She joined Google in 1999 as the company’s first female engineer and led the user interface and
web server teams at that time. Her efforts have included designing and developing Google’s search interface;
internationalizing the site to more than 100 languages; defining Google News, Gmail, and Orkut; and launching
more than 100 features and products on Google.com. Several patents have been filed on her work in artificial
intelligence and interface design. Ms. Mayer also organizes Google Movies—outings a few times a year to
see the latest blockbusters—for more than 6,000 people (employees plus family and friends). Before joining
Google, Ms. Mayer worked at the UBS research lab (Ubilab) in Zurich, Switzerland, and at SRI International in
Menlo Park, Calif.
Managing Director, Madrona Venture Group LLC
Brian McAndrews joined Madrona as a managing director in 2009 and currently serves on the boards of
Searchandise and AdReady. Before joining Madrona, Mr. McAndrews was a senior vice president at Microsoft,
leading the Advertiser and Publisher Solutions (APS) Group from 2007 through 2008. He successfully integrated
aQuantive, Microsoft’s largest acquisition ever, into the company to help create APS. Mr. McAndrews served
as CEO of aQuantive Inc., one of the world’s fastest-growing global digital marketing companies, from 1999
to 2007. In 2007, Microsoft acquired aQuantive for $6 billion. Before aQuantive, Mr. McAndrews served ABC
Inc. in executive positions, and was a product manager for General Mills. He was named Advertising Age’s first
Digital Executive of the Year and designated as one of the 30 most influential executives in the advertising,
marketing, and media world in Adweek’s 30th Anniversary issue. Mr. McAnderews is a director of Clearwire,
Fisher Communications, WhitePages, and United Way King County.
Editor, Sports Illustrated Group, Time Inc.
Terry McDonell is editor of Time Inc.’s Sport Illustrated Group, which reaches an audience of 30 million in print
and 35 million online. Under his direction, the SI Group produces Sports Illustrated and 22 other magazines and
websites. Most recently he led the creative development of digital applications for Time Inc. Mr. McDonell has
also edited Esquire, Rolling Stone, Outside, and US, which he converted to a weekly in 2000. He is also a novelist
(California Bloodstock), poet ( Wyoming), screenwriter (Miami Vice, China Beach), and wrote the video game
Night Trap. His magazines have won five National Magazine Awards ( 28 nominations); the Livingston Award
for National Reporting; a Genesis Award from the Humane Society; and the Leadership Award from the Arthur
Ashe Institute. Mr. McDonell serves as president and chairman of the Paris Review Foundation.
President and Executive Producer, Digital Kitchen (DK)
Don McNeill has more than 18 years of industry experience producing original content for advertising and
entertainment. He is responsible for building brand equity through assessment of client needs and objectives,
overseeing creative execution, and maintaining outstanding communication and fruitful client relationships.
Mr. McNeill serves as principal agent and liaison for DK’s commercial clients to the entertainment industry,
including licensing and talent. Mr. McNeill has grown DK from a small boutique shop in Seattle to a full service
agency with more than 100 staff and offices in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle. DK’s growth is
grounded on the simple philosophy of helping brands connect to consumers through the experience of sight,
sound, and motion. Before DK, Mr. McNeill was with Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago.