Blake Irving
Chief Executive Officer GoDaddy Inc.

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As GoDaddy's CEO, Blake oversees the company's day-to-day operations, as well as GoDaddy's strategic direction. He also serves as the Director of the Board.

Before coming to GoDaddy, Blake was Chief Product Officer at Yahoo, where he developed the unified product vision and strategy that lead to worldwide growth in Yahoo's PC and mobile users.

Prior to that, Blake held a variety of senior roles with Microsoft after starting his career with Xerox in 1981. He was involved with many products and services that are now staples of the Internet, including typography, personal communications, subscription services and back-end online advertising.

Blake earned a B.A. in fine arts from San Diego State University and an M.B.A. at Pepperdine, where he subsequently taught. Blake enjoys golfing, surfing, cycling and traveling with his family.

Keep up-to-date with Blake at www.BlakesBlog.com.