YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Steps Down After 9 Years At the Helm

From PC Mag: After nearly a decade as YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki is stepping down to focus on her family and personal projects.

“The time is right for me, and I feel able to do this because we have an incredible leadership team in place at YouTube,” Wojcicki wrote(Opens in a new window) in the announcement to her employees.

Wojcicki is handing over the reins to YouTube Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan, who helped launch new products at the video streaming service, including YouTube TV, YouTube Music, its Tik Tok-like competitor YouTube Shorts, and the ad-free YouTube Premium.

However, Wojcicki isn’t leaving YouTube entirely. She’ll assume an advisory role with Google, which owns YouTube, and its parent company Alphabet. "In the short term, I plan to support Neal and help with the transition, which will include continuing to work with some YouTube teams, coaching team members, and meeting with creators,” she added.

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