Here's a painful reminder for Yahoo shareholders. In 2012, then-CEO Scott Thompson agreed to sell 20% of its stake in Alibaba. At the time, Alibaba was a private company with a ~$30 billion valuation. Today, Alibaba is a public company valued at ~$300 billion. Show More Summary
Thompson Creek Metals Company, Inc. (TC) Q1 2014 Earnings Conference Call May 13, 2014 10:00 am ET Executives Pam Solly - Director, IR Jacques Perron - CEO & Director Pam Saxton - EVP & CFO Mark Wilson - EVP & CCO Scott Shellhaas - President...Show More Summary
AAON, Inc. (AAON) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call May 05, 2014 04:15 PM ET Executives Norman Asbjornson - President and CEO Scott Asbjornson - Chief Financial Officer Rebecca Thompson - Chief Accounting Officer Analysts JoeShow More Summary
The ShopRunner CEO and former PayPal president briefly led Yahoo in 2012.
AAON, Inc. (AAON) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call March 13, 2014 04:15 PM ET Executives Norman Asbjornson - President and CEO Scott Asbjornson - VP, Finance and CFO Rebecca Thompson - CAO Analysts Jon Braatz - Kansas City Capital Joe Mondillo - Sidoti & Company Presentation Operator Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Show More Summary
Scott Thompson, the CEO of ShopRunner and one-time CEO of Yahoo, has joined the board of directors of Radius, a startup that helps salespeople build targeted lists of prospective small-business customers. Radius started off as Fwix, an aggregator of so-called "hyperlocal content," and has raised more than $30 million from BlueRun Ventures, Comcast Ventures and American Express.
Time to give credit where credit is due.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group, which is preparing for an initial public offering in Hong Kong, has bought a minority stake in online shopping company ShopRunner, the Financial Times reported on Friday....Show More Summary
J. Scott Applewhite/APJPMorgan Chase & Co. Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon. By DON THOMPSON SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's attorney general sued one of the nation's largest banks Thursday, alleging that JPMorgan Chase used illegal tactics...Show More Summary
-Interbrand has welcomed Scott Christie has creative director of its Toronto office. -Five-year Droga5 vet Sarah Thompson has been promoted to CEO of the agency’s New York office. link -L.A.-based brand strategy/agency Oishii Creative...Show More Summary
It's no secret that Yahoo! is in the midst of a turnaround under new CEO Marissa Mayer. The company laid off a whopping 14% of its workforce last year under former CEO Scott Thompson. However, the company also recently changed another policy. Show More Summary
Another governance scandal, as its newly-installed president, Richard Dare, resigns after only nine days on the job.It seems he probably lied about his professional history. (Shades of former Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson.) And: he is aShow More Summary
A fallen CEO starts working to revive his reputation.
By Saibus Research: On July 16, Yahoo (YHOO) announced the hiring of Marissa Mayer as CEO to replace Scott Thompson. We were disappointed that Thompson had left the company because Dan Loeb of Third Point was tired of Thompson misrepresenting his educational background. 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
A Sentence for Yahoo! and CEO Scott Thompson Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson is a world of trouble for lying about his previous experience to Yahooligans and to the SEC. Now, the oversight is being used in a shareholder rodeo, what will happen...Show 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