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Kathy Savitt States Importance of Focusing On Right Decisions Not Perfect Ones

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Kathy Savitt

  • CMO, Yahoo!
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1963 (Age: 58 years old)
  • Kathy Savitt - Lecture - Yahoo!
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Biography

Kathy Savitt is the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Lockerz and current Chief Marketing Officer of Yahoo.

In her role as CEO of Lockerz, Kathy spent her time relentlessly focused on creating a unique online experience for millions of Lockerz members in 195 countries. Kathy's entrepreneurial spirit was evident early in her career, as she founded her first company, an integrated marketing communications firm called MWW/Savitt, before she turned 30. She then moved on to serve in key senior-level executive positions in retail, e-commerce, content and social media.

At Amazon.com, Kathy held the role of vice president of strategic communications, content and entertainment initiatives. She was also executive vice president and chief marketing officer at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., where she led both the global marketing efforts of the company's portfolio of brands, and the digital and e-commerce channels.

In March 2009, Lockerz was born, with the mission of being the homepage of Generation Z. In additional to being a member of the Lockerz board, Kathy is currently is a member of the Board of Directors of Vitamin Shoppe, Inc.

Kathy Savitt earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree from Cornell University.

Next to the last, focus on right decisions, not perfect ones. And this is really hard to do. If you spend too much time actually trying to search for the perfect decision, having engineers argue religiously about different types of architecture, actually worrying about, on the HR side, which healt...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Academic Background
  • Kathy Savitt - Lecture - Yahoo!
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Video 2 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Career Trajectory
  • Kathy Savitt - Lecture - Yahoo!
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Video 3 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Importance of Finding Your Why
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Video 4 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Importance of Focusing on People
  • Kathy Savitt - Lecture - Yahoo!
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Video 5 of 13 Kathy Savitt Explains Cool Jar Concept And Importance of Never Refusing Knowledge
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Video 6 of 13 Kathy Savitt States Never Outsource Core Competencies
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Video 7 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Fight To Stay Small As You Get Big
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Video 8 of 13 Kathy Savitt States Admit Your Blind Spots And Seek Help
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Video 9 of 13 Kathy Savitt States Importance of Focusing On Right Decisions Not Perfect Ones
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Video 10 of 13 Kathy Savitt States Execution Is Paramount
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Video 11 of 13 Kathy Savitt Recommends Getting Enough Sleep
  • Kathy Savitt - Lecture - Yahoo!
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Video 12 of 13 Kathy Savitt Discusses Balancing Old And New Perspectives Within Yahoo
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Video 13 of 13 Kathy Savitt States Importance of Listening
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