Carol Bartz seems like a pretty plain spoken woman, from what I can tell. I am looking forward to interviewing her at Web 2 this year, she’s one of the first folks to agree to come, and given my conversation with Jerry last year, I think it should prove to be quite a dialog.
I’m enjoying her blog posts on Yahoo Anecdotal. Check this one out, in which she talks about “cleaning house” and restructuring Yahoo (yet again, honestly, it’s like the tenth time in as many quarters, feels like):
Finally, a note about our brand. It’s one of our biggest assets. Mention Yahoo! practically anywhere in the world, and people yodel. But in the past few years, we haven’t been as clear in showing the world what the Yahoo! brand stands for. We’re going to change that. Look for this company’s brand to kick ass again.
I love the willingness to curse, and honestly, I hear it gets a lot saltier in person. Can’t wait.
My Jerry interview (close to his last as Yahoo CEO):