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Mike Sefanov

Sr. Communications Manager
Sunnyvale, California

Mike manages all external and internal communications efforts at Yahoo Research. He composes and disseminates the stories and innovative work of the best scientists and researchers in industrial computer science.

Mike is responsible for overseeing the Research website and social media channels. Mike also manages the communications surrounding and production of all Yahoo Research-sponsored scientific conferences. Separately, Mike also plans and stages a Yahoo Research Science Expo for all Yahoos to explore.

Before arriving at Yahoo, Mike told stories as a journalist. He was a Senior Editor for the social media news agency Storyful, responsible for editorial production and maintaining client relationships on the U.S. West Coast. Before that, Mike was CNN's Moscow-based Field Producer, responsible for all bureau news content and production. Mike has also worked as an Assignment Editor for CNN and as a News Writer for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Communication Studies.