Yahoo! on Friday announced the appointment of Andrei Broder as a research fellow and vice president of emerging search technology with Yahoo! Research. Broder earlier served with AltaVista and IBM,
where he worked on finding new and more relevant ways to search the Web. Broder will report directly to Dr. Prabhakar Raghavan, head of Yahoo! Research. Broder's research to date has focused mainly on
the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms and supporting data structures--particularly in the context of Web-scale information retrieval and applications, according to Yahoo!