Yahoo Chief Marissa Mayer gives birth to baby boy

The new CEO of Yahoo has taken on another major challenge -- motherhood. The birth was tweeted by Mayer's husband, who said they're "doing great."

Marissa Mayer James Martin/CNET

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer brought a baby boy into the world last night, according to a tweet by her husband, Zachary Bogue.

"Baby boy Bogue born last night," announced the proud father. "Mom (@marissamayer) and baby are doing great -- we couldn't be more excited!"

Mayer had tweeted news of her pregnancy in mid-July, shortly after being appointed as Yahoo's new CEO . She revealed to Fortune Magazine that she spilled the beans to the company's board of directors in June and that no concerns were raised.

Mayer is also eyeing a short and busy maternity leave before getting back to the job of running Yahoo full time.

"My maternity leave will be a few weeks long and I'll work throughout it," she said to Fortune.

Bogue is a co-managing partner at a venture capital firm called Data Collective. The couple were married in December 2009 on Treasure Island in the San Francisco Bay.

 

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