Eric Jackson in Forbes Wrote:

Marissa_MayerThere are so many intriguing aspects of Marissa Mayer‘s hiring at Yahoo! (YHOO).

However, what intrigues me the most is the what the future strategic direction of Yahoo! will be under her watch and what this means for the company’s future relationships with Google (GOOG) and Facebook(FB) (not to mention Microsoft(MSFT)).

Presumably, Marissa already has the start of a strategic vision.  And she said as much in a leaked memo yesterday:

The company has been through a lot of change in the past few months, leaving many open questions around strategy and how to move forward. I am sensitive to this. While I have some ideas, I need to develop a more informed perspective before making strategy or direction changes.

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