The mother of four has deep Google roots: she rented her garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page and their nascent search engine in 1998. Susan joined Google in 1999 as the company's first marketing manager and worked on the initial viral marketing programs, as well as the first Google homepage doodles. She also led the initial development of several key successful consumer products including Google Images, Google Books and Google Video.
Wojcicki, who has been called "the most important Googler you've never heard of", was 16th on Forbes Magazine's List of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women in 2011. In 2012 she was 25th on this list.