Interview When Chris Messina joined Google in January, many were surprised. Why would a guy who'd been so successful in pushing forward the concept of an open and social web give up his independent voice?
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Pretty much every product that Google works on has to go through gatekeeper Marissa Mayer, who decides whether it's ready to be released or needs more work.