Yumio Saneyoshi, Ph.D.
Senior Product Manager
Yumio Saneyoshi, senior product manager of Yahoo! Answers, is responsible for leading the product strategy behind Yahoo! Answers – an
online community where real people ask and answer questions on any topic. Yumio previously served as a product manager for Yahoo! Japan,
where he helped Yahoo! Japan increase its search market share.
Prior to Yahoo!, Yumio was the founder of Plumtree Software Japan, a subsidiary of San Francisco-based Plumtree Software – a company
that develops corporate portal software, bringing together content, applications, and services using an open architecture based on Web
Yumio holds a Ph.D. in business economics from Harvard University, where he specialized in incentive theory, and a BA in economics from