(Reuters) — Salesforce.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff spoke on Wednesday about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn Corp (was different from Microsoft Corp’s and that he would have pursued Twitter Inc if shareholders had not learned of his plans. Speaking at a technology conference hosted by the Wall […]
Just a day after Facebook demonstrated an app that would deploy filters in live video, Prisma announced that its solution will be available in the “next couple of days.” In a broadcast, company chief executive and cofounder Alexey Moiseenkov said that Prisma Live brings the styles users apply to photos to video livestreams, starting with Facebook […]
Tesla hit a big milestone Wednesday as it said it's finally turned a quarterly profit after a three-year drought. Investors were buoyed by the news, but chief executive Elon Musk had a few other thoughts to share that shouldn't go unmentioned. Here are a few highlights. Model 3 pre-orders will have the factory tied up for […]
Rita Shapiro, the NSO’s longtime chief, will leave her post at the end of the year.
By Allan Fox: CBS chairman and chief executive Leslie Moonves reportedly believes a rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is possible, according to the LA Times. Moonves told Pacquiao’s [...] The post Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch possible says CBS executive appeared first on Boxing News 24.
“Jackie Wylie will be the first Scottish leader of the theatre, and follows the surprise departure of Laurie Sansom earlier this year after three years in the post. Wylie was previously artistic director and joint chief executive of the Arches in Glasgow. From 2008 until its closure in 2015 she transformed the theatre and clubbing […]
Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings is no fan of cable consolidation, but The New York Post reports that Hastings indicated Tuesday he’s OK with the proposed AT&T-Time Warner mega-merger as long as his company is treated the same as Time...
AwesomenessTV and Verizon’s premium content venture is building a formidable executive team. Samie Kim Falvey, former EVP Comedy Development for ABC, who joined the video venture as Chief Content Officer in August, has brought in another...Show More Summary
In a memo sent to staff Wednesday morning, Mount Sinai Health System announced that its executive vice president and chief medical officer, Dr. Jeremy Boal, has been named president of Mount Sinai... To view the full story, click the title link.
It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analysis of press coverage of CEOs confirms. As you might expect, female CEOs’ personal and...Show More Summary
London (AFP) – The Football Association may be reluctant to hire a foreigner as Sam Allardyce’s replacement as full-time England manager based on previous painful experiences, FA chief executive Martin Glenn told the BBC on Wednesday. Show More Summary
England's next manager will "not just be a mercenary for short term gain", says Football Association chief executive Martin Glenn.
Caterpillar Inc insider Jim Umpleby will become chief executive of the heavy equipment maker on Jan. 1, faced with the challenge of reversing a multiyear sales decline triggered by the global commodities slump. He replaces Doug Oberhelman, who will retire as CEO on Dec.
Juniper Networks (JNPR) chief executive Rami Rahim was kind enough to talk to me this evening by telephone following his company's better-than-expected Q3 report and above-consensus Q4 revenue view, which drove the stock up by $1.87,...Show More Summary
Google today announced plans to temporarily cut back on plans to roll out Google Fiber gigabit internet in 11 U.S. cities. Also Craig Barrett, chief executive of Access, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet that includes the Fiber initiative, is stepping down. Barrett announced the changes in a blog post. The “potential Fiber cities” […]
No chief executive of a Fortune 100 company has donated to the candidate who's promised phenomenal economic growth.
In typically vague fashion, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook evaded questions and offered little in the way of details during his company's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. But his comments on original content could fuel speculation that Apple plans to make more original content or perhaps acquire a high-profile content maker.
Submitted by Michael Kriger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Whether participating in glittery dinners with heads of state, or tête-à-têtes in the Oval Office, Andrew Liveris, the chief executive of Dow Chemical, has regularly visited the White House. He served as co-chairman of President Obama’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership. Show More Summary
The Central City Assn., an influential downtown business advocacy group, has named a new chief executive to replace long-time head Carol Schatz, who recently retired. Taking the helm will be Jessica Lall, the executive director of a business improvement district in the South Park neighborhood,...
Craig Hassall, CEO of Opera Australia, has been named chief executive of the Royal Albert Hall. Hassall, who will start work in London next year, has worked here before as managing director of English National Ballet for seven years from 2005, and before that as COO of Raymond Gubbay promotions.