Jessica Alba Joins Yahoo Board of Directors, As Company Enters A New Era
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Jessica Alba Joins Yahoo Board of Directors, As Company Enters A New Era

Sin City actress joins the Geocities company. Did you know both are major players nowadays? 

2000s megastar and founder of The Honest Company, a beauty and health leading company, Jessica Alba is now on board of the directors of Yahoo

Somehow, you wouldn’t expect the actress famous for her unforgettable role in Sin City to become a director of a tech company that many thought extinct, but both Jessica Alba and Yahoo have adapted to today’s landscape and are thriving. 

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Jessica Alba, as the founder of The Honest Company, has built a consumer goods and beauty brand valued at $550 million. Yahoo, for their part, are getting ready to “enter a new era” and will continue holding former AOL assets. Notably, Yahoo owns Techcrunch.com, one of the thought leaders in the tech journalism space. 

Last year, they brought on board Tinder’s former CEO Jim Lanzone as their new CEO. Now, Jessica Alba and five others join the board of directors to bring new expertise. 

The rest of the appointees are as follows:Michael Kives, founder and CEO of K5 Global, an incubator with investments in SpaceX, Coinbase,  and others, Cynthia Marshall, CEO of the Dallas Mavericks, Katie Stanton, founder and general partner at Moxxie Ventures, Fouad ElNaggar, co-founder and CEO of Array and Sapho, and Aryeh Bourkoff, founder and CEO of LionTree, an investment firm LionTree. 

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“As we enter into a new era of Yahoo, establishing a powerful board of directors with strategic knowledge of diverse industries will drive greater growth, innovation, and scale. 

The intersection of media, tech, product, and content is more relevant than ever and this board represents the best minds in those categories,” said CEO Jim Lanzone in a statement. 

*Photo via Gage Skidmore

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