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Yahoo John Mracek
Vice President, Product Marketing Advertiser Products
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John Mracek joined Yahoo! in June 2006 as Vice President, Product Marketing Advertiser Products. He is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive global strategy to define and deliver Yahoo!'s market leading advertising products and services.

Prior to joining Yahoo!, Mracek served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Adobe focusing on the Rich Internet Application (RIA). Previously, he was the CEO of Covia Technologies, an enterprise software company. Mracek also served in several key roles at AdKnowledge, one of the first Internet advertising companies. There, he led the engineering and marketing departments, and was quickly promoted to the company's president. During his tenure at AdKnowledge, Mracek tripled revenues and led efforts to significantly expand the company's Internet advertising optimization products.

Mracek began his career at Apple where he was the Senior Director of System Software Marketing. He also worked for GCC where he co-authored two very successful home video games: Phoenix for the Atari 2600 systems and Desert Falcon for the Atari 7800.

Mracek graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in computer science and engineering.