NAME: Scott Thompson
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in accounting and computer science from Stonehill College near Boston.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Hired as Yahoo CEO in January. Became president of eBay's PayPal business in 2008. Previously was PayPal's senior vice president and chief technology officer. Earlier, he was executive vice president of technology solutions at Visa's Inovant subsidiary, where he was responsible for developing and running Visa's global payment system. Also worked as chief information officer of Barclays Global Investors.