All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CEO’

It Looks Like Jack Dorsey Has a Big Decision to Make

It Looks Like Jack Dorsey Has a Big Decision to Make

Last week, Twitter announced that CEO Dick Costolo would be stepping down, surprising no one. Costolo’s last day is June 30, and on July 1 co-founder Jack Dorsey will take the reigns – on an interim basis. But is it really just interim? Does Jack Dorsey want to be the CEO of Twitter? Will Twitter drop the interim title pretty …

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Tinder Has a New CEO: Ex-eBay Exec Chris Payne

Swipe left/swipe right dating app Tinder has a new CEO. Chris Payne is the new top dog at Tinder, which just recently unveiled a brand new tiered premium service. He’s replacing outgoing CEO and founder Sean Rad. Payne most recently served as SVP of North American operations at eBay, a position he left in December of 2014 after more than …

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Here’s the Unsurprising Average Face of a CEO

What does the average face of a CEO look like? Exactly how you think it would, for the most part. Coupon company SumoCoupon used morphing technology to create composite images of the “average” face of male and female CEOs across 10 different industries. The project took from over 400 faces. At a glance, there’s not much difference between the average …

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LivingSocial Taps eBay Exec for CEO

Daily deals company LivingSocial has just poached an eBay exec to be their next CEO, following January’s announcement that longtime head Tim O’Shaughnessy would be resigning. Your new LivingSocial CEO is Gautam Thakar. Thakar was eBay advertising General Manager since January of 2013, and has served as the CEO of (eBay-owned) Shopping.com since 2011. “We knew we wanted a new …

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Mary Barra, GM CEO, Gets Grilled By Congress Over Defective Ignition Switches

On Wednesday, General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra was asked to clarify the steps that General Motors is taking to resolve the car safety crisis. General Motors was forced to recall about 20 million vehicles due to defective ignition switches that caused deaths and injuries. Barra already faced the House Energy and Commerce Committee back in April, and was again …

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Jessica Alba Does ‘Supermom’ With Style

Jessica Alba is the quintessential Supermom–and she fulfills the role with style and grace. The 32-year-old actress recently enjoyed a child-free vacation in Paris, where she not only dished about how much fun she was having getting away from it all, but also shared about her many roles and responsibilities. Alba will soon return to the big screen as the …

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Lauren Conrad’s Engagement Pics and Sweet Surprises to Fiancé

It appears that Valentine’s Day will be very special this year for newly engaged television star Lauren Conrad and her hubby-to-be, William Tell. On Monday Feb. 3, Conrad shared photos on her web site via a blog post titled “Letter from Lauren: Fall In Love February.” “There’s something romantic about the month of February. The weather is cozy, the year still feels new, and …

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LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy Is Resigning

The CEO of one of the top daily deals companies in the world has announced that he will be stepping down, effective as soon as a suitable replacement is found. Tim O’Shaughnessy said that he has given his all to the company and is “100% convinced” of its future success in a post made Friday morning. “Like you, I have …

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Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Allegedly Offered Employee Raise For Sex

The highly anticipated new biography of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes reveal some shocking allegations including sexism and anti-Semitism. The New York Times got an advance copy of the “The Loudest Voice in The Room,” by media reporter Gabriel Sherman. According to the review, “The Loudest Voice In The Room” portrays Ailes as a man with a volatile temper and condescending …

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Michael P. Huseby Appointed CEO Of Barnes & Noble

Back in July of last year, Barnes & Noble announced that its former CEO, William Lynch, was to resign immediately. The resignation set off a huge executive shuffle with Michael P. Huseby being named CEO of Nook Media and President of Barnes & Noble. The board must have liked Huseby’s work as he’s now been promoted. Barnes & Noble announced …

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Ford Says Alan Mulally Is Not Leaving For Microsoft

Ever since talks began of who was going to replace outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Ford CEO Alan Mulally topped the list of potential candidates. His inclusion was rather exciting for some as he previously turned Ford around at the height of the automotive industry crisis and didn’t even need government stimulus money to do so. As you can imagine, …

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Dinni Jain Joins Time Warner Cable As Its New COO

In 2011, Time Warner Cable acquired Insight Communications – a telecom that served communities in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Now the former president and COO of Insight is taking on a bigger role within Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable announced today that Dinni Jain, COO and president of Insight, will join Time Warner Cable as its COO on January …

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