All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Andrew Mason’

Andrew Mason Starts A New Company Called Detour, Gets Pooped On

It turns out that Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason has been doing more than just sitting around eating ice cream by himself and recording motivational business albums. He’s also been creating a new company called Detour. First of all, let’s get the poop thing out of the way. BloombergBusinessWeek ran an interview with Mason about Detour. The first …

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Former Groupon CEO Eats Ice Cream Alone In San Francisco

Groupon founder and former CEO Andrew Mason (arguably one of the most entertaining CEOs of our time) gave us an update about what he’s been up to on Twitter. As you may know, after departing the company, he put out a motivational business album (pictured). Lately, he’s been eating ice cream alone in San Francisco. Just had a thing happen …

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Andrew Mason’s New Motivational Business Album Is Now Available

As promised, now available for your streaming pleasure (on iTunes, Spotify, and a few other services) is Hardly Workin’, ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s album of what he calls “motivational business music.” It’s a seven-track album that runs just a little over 23 minutes, featuring songs like “My Door Is Always Open,” “Risin’ Above the Pack,” and “K.I.S.S.” “This album pulls …

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This Guy Put Out An Andrew Mason Album Before Andrew Mason

As you may have heard, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is putting out a seven-track album of “motivational business music” called Hardly Workin’. It’s set to drop on July 2nd, and the album cover and track listing were just released. We now have word that somebody has already beat him to the punch in the new sub-genre of Andrew Mason …

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s Motivational Business Album Drops July 2nd

We’re happy to tell you that ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has announced an official release date for this 7-track album of motivational business music. Hardly Workin’ officially drops on July 2nd, “just in time for American audiences to incorporate into Fourth of July festivities,” says Mason. It will be available to stream on Spotify and available for purchase on iTunes …

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Andrew Mason’s Motivational Album Is Coming by the End of June

Important musical-ambitions-from-ex-tech-CEOs update: Former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason’s new album will drop by the end of this month, Mason tells the Wall Street Journal. He declined to get into any specifics, saying that he “thinks it should just speak for itself.” What we do know is that the album will be called Hardly Workin‘, and it will consist of seven …

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Made an Album of ‘Motivational Business Music’ That’s Dropping in a Few Weeks

Since his departure from the daily deals company, former Groupon CEO Andrew Mason says he’s been traveling, reading, and losing some weight. Oh, and also recording a 7-track album of “motivational business music.” It’s called Hardly Workin’, and he says that it should be available on iTunes in the next few weeks. I’ll let Mason explain his new venture: I …

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Groupon’s Next CEO Will Not Come From Within [REPORT]

Last week, after a poor Q4 earnings report, Groupon finally ousted CEO Andrew Mason after months of speculation. Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis were tapped to head the “Office of the Chief Executive” and serve in his place until a replacement is found. And it looks like that replacement will come from outside the company. Bloomberg …

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Andrew Mason Does Some Massaging In This Taiwanese Animation

If you’ve been on the Internet since yesterday afternoon, you’ve probably heard that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has been fired. You can read his letter here. The move wasn’t much of a surprise, as many simply wondered for quite some time when it was going to happen. Naturally, Next Media Animation has a video of its take on how the …

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Groupon Stock Rises On Andrew Mason Departure

As you may know, Groupon fired its CEO on Thursday, a day after another disappointing earnings release, which sent stock tumbling. Since the news broke, the stock has taken a turn for the better. In after hours trading on Thursday, the shares rose as high as 12% from the $4.53 closing price. Things have calmed down a bit in pre-market …

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Being Replaced

Groupon just announced that CEO Andrew Mason will no longer remain CEO of the company, which he founded. The company reported massively disappointing financial results on Wednesday, and the board has finally had enough. Groupon Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis have been appointed to a newly created “Office of the Chief Executive,” effective immediately. They will …

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Groupon Will Reportedly Keep Andrew Mason As CEO

Earlier this week, reports were coming out that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason was on a very short leash, with Board members discussing replacing him. Kara Swisher at All Things D talked about a source indicating that Groupon needs “an Eric Schmidt,” in terms of an experienced CEO-type to Mason’s co-founder role. Either way, the latest reports are indicating that Mason’s …

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