Considering the long-standing struggles of Yahoo as a business, its board of directors battles, and Scott Thompson’s “ResumeGate”, Yahoo (and its investors) have been in sore need of some good news. When beloved Google exec Marissa Mayer took the helm as CEO back in July, finally Yahoo had a cause for optimism. Yahoo released its... Read More
Considering the long-standing struggles of Yahoo as a business, its board of directors battles, and Scott Thompson's "ResumeGate", Yahoo (and its investors) have been in sore need of some good news. When beloved Google exec Marissa Mayer...Show More Summary
After two months on the job, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer finally updated employees on her turnaround plan for the company last week. One thing she did not mention: layoffs, which had been central to former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's plan. Show More Summary
Scott Thompson is the former Yahoo CEO who lost his job because he was fighting a proxy war with hedge fund manager Dan Loeb. Loeb's key to victory was discovering that Thompson's official bio listed a computer science degree that Thompson did not actually have. Show More Summary
Former Yahoo Inc. CEO Scott Thompson has landed on the board of online financial services provider Kabbage Inc. Atlanta-based Kabbage recently raised $30 million in venture capital and is plotting an international expansion, buoyed by...Show More Summary
Kabbage, which provides working capital to online merchants, is announcing that Scott Thompson, CEO of ShopRunner, former President of PayPal, and former Yahoo CEO is joining its board of directors. Considering Thompson's experienceShow More Summary
We are roughly eight weeks into Marissa Mayer's tenure as Yahoo's new CEO. And in most cases, she seems to be doing the opposite of what Scott Thompson did. That's a plus. But I keep waiting for the big headline that will show Mayer is serious about turning Yahoo around: Yahoo to Lay Off Thousands. Show More Summary
During the regrettable 5-month reign of Scott Thompson, Yahoos rarely saw him on campus. Contrary to her predecessor, Marissa Mayer is often spotted in the cafeteria and at FYI (happy hours) every Friday when execs showcase their products. On my last visit to Yahoo at end of July, it was as if a dark cloud had been lifted. Show More Summary
Way back in the first quarter, hedge fund manager Dan Loeb bought a huge stake in Yahoo, and then launched a proxy war on its board. Eventually, Loeb targeted Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, and got him booted from the company for misstating...Show More Summary
On May 13, Yahoo's board announced that it had parted ways with CEO Scott Thompson. In an announcement, Thompson said he was leaving Yahoo due to his health, but everyone knew the real reason. During the course of a proxy war with one...Show More Summary
After Scott Thompson's unceremonious departure from Yahoo's CEO spot earlier this year, Ross Levinsohn took over as the company's interim chief executive -- and for a while there, he was widely expected to eventually be named Yahoo's...Show More Summary
It happened to former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, it’s happened to thousands of other professionals and it’ll happen again. Lying about Embellishing your resume is never a good idea, and as time goes on,...
What's the deal with ShopRunner, the company that just hired former PayPal boss and Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson as its chief executive officer? Just under two years ago, eBay bought GSI Commerce, a company founded by entrepreneur Michael Rubin which runs e-commerce websites for bricks-and-mortar retailers like Foot Locker and Toys R Us. Show More Summary
Thompson left Yahoo in May after it emerged that his resume inaccurately ascribed him a degree in computer science
Scott Thompson just got a new job: CEO of ShopRunner. Thompson is the Ex-Yahoo CEO who lost his job a couple months ago because, in his corporate bio, he claimed to have a computer science degree which he did not have. ShopRunner includes...Show More Summary
After a turbulent few months as Yahoo’s CEO, where he was removed from its board and management for lying on his resume, former PayPal president Scott Thompson has found a...
I haven’t met Marissa, but from what I’ve read and heard about her, I suspect she’s an excellent person to lead Yahoo into the next stage. – former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson,, who now heads e-commerce startup ShopRunner. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Thompson has little else to say about his brief Yahoo tenure.
Former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's patent war with Facebook has come to a close, with the two companies launching a new advertising partnership, the companies just announced. The company announced it's settling all pending patent claims...Show More Summary
Facebook and Yahoo have reportedly reached a settlement of their patent infringement lawsuits, AllThingsD reports. Yahoo had sued Facebook for infringement while Scott Thompson was still CEO; Facebook responded with a counter-suit against Yahoo. Show More Summary
One of Scott Thompson's biggest supporters has finally spoken out about the scandal that cost him his job as CEO of Yahoo. He thinks Thompson got screwed. "It felt like, honestly, Yahoo!'s board hung Scott out to dry," says Zurora CEO Tien Tzuo. Show More Summary