Sue Decker has been in the hot seat over the last year, as the No. 2 exec at Yahoo, playing a critical role in its business strategy and vision, as the company has sought to reinvigorate itself and has faced an unsolicited takeover by Microsoft most recently. She is responsible for all of the global business operations of Yahoo, including sales, product marketing, product and distribution across the three major customer groups of audience, advertisers and publishers. She joined Yahoo in 2000 as its CFO, after a 14-year stint at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, where she served as the global director of equity research and was also an equity research analyst covering media, publishing and advertising stocks. A graduate of Tufts University, she also attended Harvard Business School. Ms. Decker currently serves on the board of directors for Berkshire Hathaway, Intel Corporation and Costco Wholesale.