By Julie Bort
Yahoo’s Maynard Webb: His fingers are in everything.
Maynard Webb, chairman of LiveOps, interim chairman of Yahoo, venture capitalist.
Maynard Webb has a long and storied career and he still seems to be everywhere these days.
He is the former CEO and current chairman of the board at cloud contact center firm LiveOps, a board member at Salesforce.com, the interim chairman of Yahoo and a well-known Angel investor. Some call him a super angel. He’s also credited with helping eBay become a multi-billion company under his mentor, Meg Whitman.
As an investor, some of his successes include Peribit (acquired by Juniper Networks) and AdMob (acquired by Google). Through his Webb Investment network fund, he’s backed such companies as Badgville, Diffbot, Nebula, and Okta.