How's Yang staying busy? By going out of town. In a super-high-res photo of the crowd taken by the New York Times, a sharp-eyed tipster spotted a microscopic glimpse of Jerry Yang in the VIP stands at Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony.
Reminds one of the time Yang couldn't make up his mind whether he was going to attend the Beijing Olympics or stay home and rescue Yahoo, which remains besieged on one side by Microsoft and on the other by Google. Given his track record as CEO, attending events like the inaugural and staying away from the office may be the best thing Yang can do for Yahoo.