Although Wojcicki is one of the most influential people in tech, she has maintained a low profile but seems well-regarded in the industry as a steady and diligent leader.
She has been vocal about the need to get more women into tech and into leadership positions.
Wojcicki, 51, is the eldest of three sisters, all rooted in Silicon Valley: her youngest sister, Anne, is the founder of the genetic-testing company 23andMe and was married to Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin; their middle sister, Janet, is a professor.
Their father Stanley fled when he was 11, smuggled aboard a Swedish coal tanker with his mother and brother.
But aside from all her hard work, her surname stands out and it doesn’t come easy in pronouncing. So let’s help you learn how to pronounce her name.
How to pronounce Susan Wojcicki’s name
Susan’s last name Wojcicki is a Polish name and it is pronounced a ‘wuu-CHITS-kee’.
In 2014, she disclosed in an interview that her mother had to always correct her teachers when pronouncing her name, even though the pronunciation is easy.
She pronounced her last name by herself in the video below.