Amazon is Destined to Fail, Says Company CEO Jeff Bezos
Amazon is Destined to Fail, Says Company CEO Jeff Bezos

Amazon will fail. That is the surprising admission that Jeff Bezos made to his employees…

Regulation of Google and Facebook Will Impair Their Futures
Regulation of Google and Facebook Will Impair Their Futures

Former Facebook Director Donald Graham says that regulation of Google and Facebook will slow them down dramatically and probably impair their futures significantly. He said that the idea that companies like Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook are permanent just isn’t so.

GM’s Bob Lutz on Carlos Ghosn: No CEO is Immune to CEO Disease
GM’s Bob Lutz on Carlos Ghosn: No CEO is Immune to CEO Disease

Former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz commenting on Nissan’s Carlos Ghosn arrest says that no CEO is immune to CEO disease. He said that he’s surprised at this, but in a way not too surprised.

Accenture NA CEO on Creative Ways to Fill Jobs for the Digital Transformation
Accenture NA CEO on Creative Ways to Fill Jobs for the Digital Transformation

The CEO of Accenture North America, Julie Sweet, says that they are still seeing a very continued big focus by companies on digital transformation. The problem is that there are not enough workers with the right skills.

Bringing Digital-Like Concepts to TV Will Not Cause Digital-Like Growth
Bringing Digital-Like Concepts to TV Will Not Cause Digital-Like Growth

Brian Wieser, a well-known advertising expert at Pivotal Research, says that simply bringing digital-like concepts to traditional TV will not by itself cause digital-like growth. He says that growth would only come if TV could appeal to new kinds of advertisers.

Boeing CEO: For the First Time Ever We Have Backlogs of 7 Years Instead of 2
Boeing CEO: For the First Time Ever We Have Backlogs of 7 Years Instead of 2

The CEO of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, says that for the first time ever Boeing has airplane production backlogs of seven years instead of just two. He said that this demand is driven by the rising middle class throughout the world.

Steve Case: Facebook Needs to Pivot and Recognize They’re Not in the Garage Anymore
Steve Case: Facebook Needs to Pivot and Recognize They’re Not in the Garage Anymore

AOL co-founder Steve Case says that Facebook needs to pivot and recognize that they are not in the garage anymore. Case sees some of this as a backlash against big tech, which he predicted a few years ago in his book the Third Wave.

Whatsapp Will Start Running Ads in 2019, But How Will Advertisers Respond?
Whatsapp Will Start Running Ads in 2019, But How Will Advertisers Respond?

It’s been a long time coming, but ads will be making their way into WhatsApp, the…

Siri Co-founder: I Would Have Liked to See Siri Evolve to Doing More Things
Siri Co-founder: I Would Have Liked to See Siri Evolve to Doing More Things

The Co-Founder & former CEO of Siri, Dag Kittlaus, says that he “would have liked to see Siri evolve to doing more things, greater capabilities to become a bigger part of your life.” Siri was acquired by Apple in 2010.

SiriusXM CEO: Pandora to Make Sirius Subscribers More Sticky
SiriusXM CEO: Pandora to Make Sirius Subscribers More Sticky

SiriusXM CEO James Meyer says that Pandora will make Sirius subscribers more sticky and will overall reduce churn. Meyer indicates that Pandora’s focus on advertising revenue will also help Sirius monetize the two-thirds of auto sales free trials that don’t convert to a paying SiriusXM subscriber.