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Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz
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A little over a month ago, Rand Fishkin announced that he would step down as CEO of Moz (formerly SEOmoz). He would remain with the company, and focus on product and marketing, while handing over the reins to President and …

Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is getting a new CEO. Kind of. Founder Matt Mullenweg is stepping into the CEO role held by Toni Schneider for the past eight years, while Schneider is taking over for Mullenweg. From the sound …

Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells 15,000 Shares Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells 15,000 Shares

A couple of interesting pieces of Yelp news have surfaced in that the company is lobbying for patent reform and copyright laws, and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has sold nearly 15,000 shares of the company. As first reported by The Hill, …

Snapchat Talks Breach, Updates App Snapchat Talks Breach, Updates App
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As you’re probably aware, Snapchat was the target of a massive security breach that compromised 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers. The company has since responded to the problem both with an interview for the Today show and a blog …

Rand Fishkin On The Best And Worst Parts Of Being Moz CEO Rand Fishkin On The Best And Worst Parts Of Being Moz CEO
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Last month, we learned that Moz (formerly SEOmoz) CEO Rand Fishkin is stepping down from the role. He revealed that he would be handing the reins over to President and COO Sarah Bird, while taking on less of a people …

Here’s What’s Going On With The Microsoft CEO Situation Here’s What’s Going On With The Microsoft CEO Situation

As you’re probably aware, Microsoft announced back in the summer that CEO Steve Ballmer would be stepping down after another twelve months. The company’s Board of Directors would begin a search for his replacement. The company has now given an …

Rand Fishkin Is Stepping Down As CEO Of Moz Rand Fishkin Is Stepping Down As CEO Of Moz
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Moz CEO Rand Fishkin announced in a blog post that he is stepping down as the CEO of Moz (formerly SEOmoz). But don’t worry, you won’t be seeing less of him. In fact, from the sound of it, you’ll be …

Marjorie Scardino Become’s Twitter’s First Female Board Member Marjorie Scardino Become’s Twitter’s First Female Board Member

Twitter announced this morning that it has added Marjorie M. Scardino to its Board of Directors. Scardino is the former CEO of Pearson, and is Twitter’s first female board member. Earlier this year, there was a lot of chatter in …

Walmart Just Named A New CEO Walmart Just Named A New CEO
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Walmart announced Monday morning that CEO Mike Duke is stepping down, and he will be replaced by Walmart International President and CEO Doug McMillon. For the company’s Walmart International segment, McMillon has overseen over 6,300 stores and over 823,000 associates …

Could Microsoft Soon Give Bing The Axe? Could Microsoft Soon Give Bing The Axe?
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Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, who is one of the top candidates in a recently narrowed down list to take over Steve Ballmer’s job as Microsoft CEO, would reportedly consider killing Bing and selling the company’s Xbox business. Should Microsoft …

Microsoft CEO Search Reportedly Narrowed to Five Candidates Microsoft CEO Search Reportedly Narrowed to Five Candidates
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Since Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced his retirement back in August, Microsoft’s board has been quickly searching for someone to replace him by the end of the year. Several candidates have popped up in the past few months, most notably …

Tim Cook Writes WSJ Piece In Favor Of ENDA Tim Cook Writes WSJ Piece In Favor Of ENDA

The Wall Street Journal published an editorial written by Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday, titled, “Workplace Equality Is Good for Business.” Cook discusses why he thinks Congress should support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. It’s not a long piece. He …

Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like) Marissa Mayer Has Reportedly Bought A Funeral Home (Here’s What It Looks Like)

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly bought a funeral home in Palo Alto. The place is shutting down on October 31st, and the Palo Alto Online reported on Tuesday that the deal closed on October 7th. The property is just …

Groupon Appoints Shutterfly CEO Jeffrey Housenbold As New Director Groupon Appoints Shutterfly CEO Jeffrey Housenbold As New Director
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Groupon announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Shutterfly president and CEO Jeffrey Housenbold to its Board of Directors. He has led Shutterfly since January of 2005. Before that, he worked at eBay in various roles like Vice President of …

Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction Yahoo Microsoft ‘Search Alliance’ Encounters More Friction

More friction between Microsoft and Yahoo regarding the two companies’ “Search Alliance” has been made public thanks to court documents obtained by Reuters. The two companies have been having a quiet legal battle about rolling out Microsoft’s Bing search technology …

Tim Cook Says New Hire Angela Ahrendts Is ‘Wicked Smart’ Tim Cook Says New Hire Angela Ahrendts Is ‘Wicked Smart’

Apple announced on Monday evening that it has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to take on a new position at the company: Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores. Ahrendts will report directly to CEO Tim Cook, and will …

Richard Rosenblatt Steps Down As CEO And Chairman of Demand Media Richard Rosenblatt Steps Down As CEO And Chairman of Demand Media

Demand Media just announced that its board of directors has accepted the resignation of Richard Rosenblatt as CEO and chairman of the company. The resignation as CEO is effective as of October 31st, and resignation as chairman is effective immediately. …

Exclusive: StumbleUpon CEO Gives Us A Big Update About What We Can Soon Expect Exclusive: StumbleUpon CEO Gives Us A Big Update About What We Can Soon Expect
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StumbleUpon has been around since 2001, providing a unique way for Internet users to find websites and pages related to topics they’re interested in. The company has long provided a method of content discovery that has for one, gone virtually …

Tim Cook Is Now On Twitter, And Is Gaining Thousands Of Followers By The Minute Tim Cook Is Now On Twitter, And Is Gaining Thousands Of Followers By The Minute
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Apple CEO Tim Cook just joined Twitter, and has gained about six thousand followers over the past five minutes or so. He’s up to 23K as of the writing of this sentence. I would imagine that by the time I’m …

Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over Yahoo Users Up 20% Since Mayer Took Over
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer appeared at TechCrunch Disrupt and talked about Yahoo’s growth since she took over last year. On stage, she announced that Yahoo surpassed 800 million monthly active users (globally). That doesn’t include Tumblr, she said, calling it …

Pandora’s New CEO Was Advertising Age’s First ‘Digital Executive Of The Year’ Pandora’s New CEO Was Advertising Age’s First ‘Digital Executive Of The Year’

Pandora announced on Wednesday that its Board of Directors has appointed Brian McAndrews as the company’s new CEO. He will replace outgoing CEO Joe Kennedy. The company announced that Kennedy would be stepping down after about a decade in the …