In June 1999, Wisconsinite Marissa Mayer was hired at Google as thier first female engineer and was one of their first 20 employees. One of her main successes was creating the User Interface for Google Search and Gmail.
Before joining Google, Marissa worked at the UBS research lab and SRI International.
In 2009 Marissa married her lover Zachary Bogue who is a private-equity executive. Marissa was named Woman of the Year by Glamour Magazine.