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Internet company executive

Carol Ann Bartz, American Internet company executive. Member Secretary Education's Commission Future of Education, 2005; past member President's Council Advisors on Science & Technology; trustee Paley Center Media, Los Angeles; board directors National Medals Science Technology Foundation, National Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Bartz, Carol Ann was born on August 29, 1948 in Winona, Minnesota, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, with honors, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1971. Doctor of Letters (honorary), New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2002. Doctor of Letters (honorary), William Woods University, Fulton, Missouri.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts.


Various sales management positions 3M Corporation. With sales management department Digital Equipment Corporation, 1976-1983. Manager customer marketing Sun Microsystems, Inc., 1983-1984, vice president marketing, 1984-1987, vice president customer service, 1987-1990, vice president worldwide field operations, executive officer, 1990-1992.

President, Chief Executive Officer Autodesk, Inc., San Rafael, California, 1992—2006, executive chairman, 2006—2009. President, Chief Executive Officer Yahoo! Inc., Sunnyvale, since 2009. Board directors Bureau of Economic Analysis Systems Inc., 1995—2008, NetApp, Inc., 1995—2009, Cisco Systems, Inc., 1996—2005, Autodesk Inc., 1996—2009, Intel Corporation, 2007—2009, Yahoo! Inc., since 2009.

Lead independent director Cisco Systems, Inc., since 2005.


Board of directors University of Wisconsin School Business, National Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Foundation for National Medals Science and Technology. Member of advisory county Stanford University Business School. Member Committee of 200.

Advisory for women's health issues. Former member Arkansas of Governor's Economics Summit, Little Rock. Member California Chamber of Commerce (board directors).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, tennis.


Married William Marr. Children: Bill, Meredith, Layne.

William Marr

Bill Bartz

Meredith Bartz

Layne Bartz