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Mobile Carriers’ CEOs Pissed About Bad ROI Mobile Carriers’ CEOs Pissed About Bad ROI

This weeks Mobile World Congress was plagued by reports of bad return on investment (ROI) for mobile data by heavy hitters mobile industry. Their primary complaint is that they generate too little revenue in return for offering data from providers …

Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO

If a tweet from Bloomberg is accurate, Google has found a new CEO for its Motorola Mobility unit. Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility received regulatory approval ten days ago. The man would be Dennis Woodside, who currently heads Google’s Americas …

ICANN CEO Should Be Chosen By April ICANN CEO Should Be Chosen By April

Back in August, ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom announced that he would be stepping down at the end of his term. He said he’d stay until July. We haven’t heard much about the CEO search in the time since the announcement, …

Jerry Yang: What Yahoo Employees Have Said About Him Jerry Yang: What Yahoo Employees Have Said About Him

As you may know, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from all positions at the company. Glassdoor has taken the opportunity to share what some Yahoo employees have said in reviews on the site (dating back to 2008). “Jerry Yang …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction Groupon CEO Andrew Mason 60 Minutes Interview: Twitter Reaction

Did you get a chance to catch Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes? If not, you can watch the full interview, as well as some post-interview commentary from interviewer Lesley Stahl here. Here’s what some people who tuned in …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes Groupon CEO Andrew Mason on 60 Minutes

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason appeared on 60 Minutes last night, giving the audience of “America’s most watched network” their first chance to see an extensive interview with the man, since last year’s IPO. Despite the big IPO, 2011 was something …

Who is Scott Thompson (Besides Yahoo’s New CEO)? Who is Scott Thompson (Besides Yahoo’s New CEO)?
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Who is Scott Thompson? Well, there are a few Scott Thompson’s out there. One of them is Yahoo’s new CEO – Not to be confused with Scott Thompson from Kids In The Hall: This Scott Thompson was the president of …

Google’s Larry Page Has Noteworthy First Year Back in CEO Chair Google’s Larry Page Has Noteworthy First Year Back in CEO Chair

Larry Page has been busy the past 8 months. Since he stepped in as Google’s CEO in April of last year, the co-founder has scrapped the dead weight in the product line, killing off about 20 less-than-stellar performers. And he …

Yahoo Sales And CEOs: What They’re Saying Yahoo Sales And CEOs: What They’re Saying

It’s time for another round of what they’re saying about Yahoo. It seems like an eternity ago that Yahoo ousted CEO Carol Bartz. In Internet time, it may as well have been that long, though it was really only September. …

Virginia Rometty Appointed IBM CEO Virginia Rometty Appointed IBM CEO

IBM announced that its board of directors elected Virginia M. Rometty President and CEO. She will assume the role on January 1, 2012. Rometty will also serve on the board itself. Rometty is replacing Samuel J. Palmisano, but he will …

Jerry Yang Back in Control at Yahoo? Jerry Yang Back in Control at Yahoo?

As you may recall, Yahoo recently fired CEO Carol Bartz. It was kind of an ugly parting of ways. Upon the announcement, Yahoo said it had appointed Timothy Morse Interim CEO, and that the company formed an Executive Leadership Council …

Meg Whitman Named New CEO of HP Meg Whitman Named New CEO of HP
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It’s official: Meg Whitman is your new CEO of HP, replacing Leo Apotheker after just under a year on the job. Apotheker was tapped in September of last year to replace CEO Mark Hurd, after Hurd resigned his position amid …

Yahoo’s Brand Not Damaged, According to Report Yahoo’s Brand Not Damaged, According to Report

“Yahoo is not a damaged brand in the eyes of the public,” a spokesperson for YouGov BrandIndex tells WebProNews, pointing to some new research from the firm. As you may know, Yahoo just fired CEO Carol Bartz. She had some …

Carol Bartz Fired From Yahoo Carol Bartz Fired From Yahoo
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Carol Bartz is out as CEO of Yahoo. Her leadership has been sharply criticized for quite some time, and now Yahoo’s board has thrown her out. The company put out a press release called “Yahoo! Announced Leadership Reorganization” in which …

ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom to Step Down At End of Term ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom to Step Down At End of Term

Rod Beckstrom, President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that he will leave at the end of his term. “I am incredibly proud of ICANN’s achievements throughout my tenure,” said Beckstrom. “In two …

Mark Zuckerberg Beast Dog Gets Facebook Page Mark Zuckerberg Beast Dog Gets Facebook Page
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a new dog that he shares with his girlfriend Priscilla Chan, and now the dog has its own Facebook page with thousands of fans (the number is already growing rapidly – it’s currently at about …

Alibaba CEO and COO Step Down
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According to reports, Alibaba CEO David Wei and COO Elvis Lee have both resigned, following findings of fraudulent activity among thousands of sellers.

Neither executive was found to be actually involved in the fraud, but the company found a significant increase in claims against particular sellers over the last year.

AMD CEO Steps Down, Company Searches for Replacement
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AMD announced today that President, CEO, and director Dirk Meyer has stepped down from these positions. The company’s Board has appointed SVP and CFO Thomas Seifert as interim CEO while they search for Meyer’s replacement. 

How Can Business Owners and CEOs Keep Up in the Digital Age?

How does a business owner know what online marketing strategies to choose from? There are seemingly new tactics, new ideas, and new tools coming out every day, and most companies simply don’t have the resources to jump right into every …

Skype Names Tony Bates of Cisco As New CEO
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Skype announced today that it has appointed Tony Bates its new CEO and Board member. He was previously Senior Vice President of Cisco and General Manager of Cisco’s Enterprise, Commercial and Small Business Division.

He was responsible for over $20 billion of annual revenue and the company’s  Borderless Networks, DataCenter and Collaboration architectures. He managed over 12,500 employees for Cisco. 

HP Taps SAP for CEO Position
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HP named Léo Apotheker, formerly CEO of SAP, as its new CEO to replace the recently ousted Mark Hurd. Apotheker will also join HP’s Board of Directors.