Yahoo has tapped a six-year veteran of the company to fill its vacant chief technology officer spot.
Raymie Stata, formerly Yahoo's chief architect, is now senior vice president and chief technology officer, Yahoo announced Thursday. He'll report to , as the two of them look to fill the void left by former Yahoo CTO Ari Balogh.
Stata was credited by Yahoo as having overseen search and advertising technology work, as well as the development of Yahoo's cloud computing technology. He'll assume the role at a time whenas its primary product to focus on content, although Yahoo's display advertising, search, and mail products still require significant investment.