Apple CEO Tim Cook is smart, thoughtful, and deliberate, as is clear in all his public appearances. Too deliberate, perhaps, according Apple’s board.
Groupon up 20 percent in after-hours trading after officially appointing executive chairman Eric Lefkofsky to CEO.
Of the 500 leaders of the biggest companies in America, just 28 are on Twitter. A few more, 38, are on Facebook. And five lonely CEOs frequent the circles on Google+. But 140 are on LinkedIn.
Not political. Collaborators. People who really don’t care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.
Which doesn’t mean that working at Apple is easy. Or, that working for Tim Cook is easy.
Google CEO Larry Page shared today on his Google+ page that he has funded a research project for the Voice Health Institute, mostly due to the journey he’s undergone over the last 14 years in losing first one, and then a second vocal cord to paralysis.
In six months under Mayer, Yahoo’s stock price has jumped from $15 to $23, adding over $17 billion in market value to the still-slumbering purple giant.
Getting technical and entrepreneurial talent into the U.S. may be a lot easier very soon if a bipartisan group of senators manage to get the Startup Act 3.0 passed. Unfortunately, versions 1.0 and 2.0 died slow and silent deaths.
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Dave DeWalt — known for his big personality, top-secret government clearance, and work as former chief executive at McAfee — is taking over as chief executive for security company FireEye today. He hopes to lead the company to an IPO quickly.
“I believe web technologies will ultimately win within 3-5 years. The main barrier today is probably Apple.”
Serial entrepreneur. Two successful exits. A degree in applied mathematics. Chief executive of the Russia’s top search engine, an $8 billion company with more than double Google’s share of searches. And … dead sexy.
Editor’s Pick Dan Gilbert is a billionaire entrepreneur, pro sports team owner, and massive real estate investor. He also personally runs employee orientation for new employees of his more than 50 businesses.
T-Mobile finally has a new chief executive.
Evernote made the promise that it will never use your personal information for data mining and analysis. But what if there’s an acquisition? And how do their investors feel about the missed revenue opportunity?
Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly is getting a pretty penny for shacking up with the slumping electronics retailer.
SalesForce, AT&T, Motorola, and AMD are four tech companies in a group most CEOs would love to belong to, but most public relations departments would hate.
The American taxpayer? She might hate it too.
Best Buy’s new CEO Hubert Joly likely knows more about running your local T.G.I Friday’s than your technology retailer. But Best Buy says he’s the right fit.
Yahoo may be on the hunt for a chief operating officer, as CEO Marissa Mayer begins to flesh out the company with people who complement her product prowess.
The 1950s sucked. TV was black and white and kinda circular, and it was the hottest game in town. The Internet was but a fond twinkle in the eye of Vannevar Bush. And cars got about 2 miles to the gallon.
But CEOs made only 10 or 20 times what their workers made. Today, that multiple is as high as 380.
RealNetworks‘ Thomas Nielsen stepped down today as chief executive and president. Rob Glaser, the company’s chairman, has been appointed by the board as the interim CEO.
Rumors are flying around the web that Google executive Nikesh Arora might become Yahoo’s next CEO.
[vimeo 31273554 w=640 h=360] This week, IBM named its first-ever female CEO, Virginia Rometty.
There’s trouble brewing over at Clearwire, the 4G network company in which Sprint holds a non-controlling majority stake. Chief executive Bill Morrow has resigned from his positions as CEO and executive board director, citing the usual “personal reasons,” the company announced today.
Mozilla Corporation announced today that it has appointed former Adobe executive Gary Kovacs at the helm of the company, ending the search for a new CEO to run the for-profit software subsidiary of the nonprofit Mozilla Foundation.
It takes just under five months to redesign one of the largest news aggregation sites in the world and bring in a new CEO, apparently.