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.

SAP CEO on Qualtrics Deal: A Global Growth Juggernaut in the Cloud

SAP CEO Bill McDermott says that buying Qualtrics creates a “global growth juggernaut in the cloud, the number one business software growing in the cloud in the world.” McDermott says that he’s here to build a company for the generations, not just for a few days.

Successful CEOs Understand The Customer Journey

When you make the shift into CEO or any type of leadership role, it means you have to take on more of a strategic process and more of a strategic approach.

Etsy Fails to Hit Quarterly Revenue Target, CEO Gets the Boot

E-commerce site Etsy had to cut its workforce by 8% and fired its CEO, Chad Dickerson, after failing to hit its first quarter revenue targets. The statement on the first quarter earnings reported revenues of $96.9 million, just below the…

Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides Milestone

Uber reached the 2 billion ride milestone on June 18, just 6 months after hitting 1 billion according to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. “It took five years to reach our billionth trip, six months to reach the next billion ……

Here’s What Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says About Longer Tweets

Reports emerged this week that Twitter is readying the launch of longer tweets. Word is that they will eliminate the 140-character limit and expand it to possibly 10,000 characters, which would parallel the recently increased limit on direct messages. CEO…

Jack Dorsey Will Be Named Twitter CEO, Per Report

Jack Dorsey, Twitter co-founder and interim CEO, will likely be named permanent CEO very soon. That’s according to sources quoted by Re/code, who say that the announcement could come as soon as Thursday. This does not mean that Dorsey will…

Tim Cook Talks to Stephen Colbert About Coming Out

Tim Cook is one of the country’s most-powerful – and most-visible – CEOs. And it’s that visibility that led him to come out publicly last October. The Apple CEO opened up to Stephen Colbert about his decision, saying he “wanted…

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…

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…