Along with Netflix's Reid Hastings, Yahoo!'s ( YHOO) Marissa Mayer deserves kudos for reviving a seemingly broken business model. Mayer has sought to light a fire under Yahoo!'s sleepy management team, and the company is again garnering buzz in the tech/media industry.
The truest measure of Ms. Mayer's efforts: Yahoo!'s shares have risen from $16 when she arrived in July 2012 to a recent $26.
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