"There’s still a lot more I want to accomplish, and I’m really excited about this next chapter," Jacob Bijani wrote on his personal Tumblr account Friday. "For now, I’m going to take some time off to digest the last few years. I have about a dozen different projects planned, so expect more from me soon."
In 2011, Matt Linderman wrote a scathing critique of Yahoo's playbook citing the talent firesale of Flickr, which it acquired in 2005, and Delicious, a web-organization tool that has since gathered dust.
Since joining as CEO last year, Mayer has acquired nearly a dozen companies including online video site Dailymotion and Jybe, founded by former Yahoos.
"As I’ve said before, companies are all about people," she wrote in a press release. "I’ve long held the view that in all things art and design, you can feel the spirit and demeanor of those who create them."
FRANCESCA FENZI reports on entrepreneurship, technology and small business news from San Francisco. Her work has previously appeared in TIME, USA Today, Pop City and The Northside Chronicle. @FrancescaFenzi