Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Irv Henderson

Vice President of Product Development, Yahoo Mobile and Local


Irv Henderson is Vice President of Product Development for Yahoo Mobile and Local, leading global product strategy and development for the company′s global, mobile services as well as local products across the PC and mobile platforms. Henderson joined Yahoo in 2004 and led product development teams in the global distribution of mobile communications products, including Mail and Messenger. At Yahoo, he co-invented the technology behind eight patent applications in mobile messaging and mobile Web browsing. Prior to his current role at Yahoo, Henderson was vice president of product development at Obopay, where he led the development of mobile payment applications and platforms for distribution through financial insitutions and wireless carriers. Henderson also served as the director of product management at Infospace Mobile, where he led product development for messaging and browsing applications. He received a B.A. in physics and economics from Whittier College and an M.B.A. in finance from Cornell University.


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