Zeotap, a startup that helps telecom companies sell their data to advertisers, announced today that it has raised €12 million in Series B funding (that’s just under $13 million). Co-founder and Chief Product Officer Projjol Banerjea told me that while there’s “decent data” available for online advertisers targeting desktop users, things are shakier on the mobile… Read More
Los Angeles, January 17, 2017 – The Forbes Interview podcast debuts today on the “Forbes on PodcastOne” network, it was announced by PodcastOne Founder and Executive Chairman Norm Pattiz, and Forbes Media Chief Product Officer Lewis D’Vorkin. The show, the first podcast to be developed jointly between Forbes and PodcastOne, [...]
Reed Krakoff has been a peripheral member of the Tiffany & Co. design team since last summer, when he was hired to collaborate on a majority of the brand's product line, barring jewelry and watches. On Tuesday, Tiffany & Co. announced that it will bring Krakoff on full-time as the... Continue reading
Baidu today announced the appointment of Dr. Qi Lu as Baidu’s Group President and Chief Operating Officer, in charge of products, technology, sales, marketing and operations, effective immediately. Until last year, Qi Lu served as executive vice president of Microsoft’s Applications and Services Group, Dr. Show More Summary
Chinese search engine operator Baidu today disclosed that it has hired Qi Lu away from Microsoft to be its new group president and chief operating officer. In his new role, Lu will handle products, technology, sales, marketing, and operations. At Microsoft Lu was highly regarded, having spent nine years as an executive at the company, […]
Baidu, China’s online search leader, said today it has hired Qi Lu as Baidu's Group President and chief operating officer, in charge of products, technology, sales, marketing and operations effective immediately. Before joining Baidu, Lu served as Microsoft's global executive vice president and led one of Microsoft's three business units. "Dr. Lu [...]
SoundCloud has hired Yahoo VP of Engineering, Artem Fishman as Chief Technology Officer and SVP Engineering. He will report to SoundCloud co-founder and former CTO Eric Wahlforss, who becomes the Chief Product Officer. _______________________________ SoundCloud has hired Artem Fishman as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President, Engineering. In...
As the Chief Operating Officer of Product, Technology, and Design for the New York Times, Tristan Boutros operates at the intersection between three disciplines that are shaping his company and his industry's future.
The hotly anticipated Mercedes-AMG R50 hypercar will be clearly distinguishable as a product of the three-pointed star brand, the company’s chief design officer has revealed. Speaking with CarAdvice at CES 2017, Gorden Wagener – the chief penman for the company who signs off on every new model launched under the Mercedes badge – said the […]
Fynd, the fashion e-commerce portal, has clinched an undisclosed amount of funding from Snapdeal’sformer Chief Product Officer, Anand Chandrasekaran. Rajiv Mehta, Chief
Faraday Future continues to dispense epoch-making levels of hype as the company seemingly implodes. Last week, Faraday’s chief brand and commercial officer and its vice president for product marketing both abandoned the company. This week, they were followed by elusive Chinese overseer and “unofficial” CEO, Ding Lei. Show More Summary
Following closely on rumors of "dire" financial problems at the firm, Faraday Future has lost 2 more of its top execs — the Chief Brand and Commercial Officer, Marco Mattiacci, and the company's vice president for product marketing and...Show More Summary
This week Twitter lost two more of its senior executives — chief technology officer Adam Messinger and VP of product Josh McFarland — and a note published by investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald says they could have been involuntary asShow More Summary
Twitter continued to hemorrhage top executives, with Tuesday bringing the departures of chief technology officer Adam Messinger and vice president of product Josh McFarland.
Twitter Chief Technology Officer Adam Messinger said he would leave the company. Messinger's announcement came the same day as Twitter's vice president of product, Josh McFarland, tweeted he was leaving to become a partner at a different firm.
Keith McCarty, founder of the well-funded pot delivery startup Eaze is stepping down from his position as CEO. Instead, the startup’s chief product and technology officer Jim Patterson will take on the role and McCarty will remain on the board of directors “as a strategic advisor on company growth” says a blog post on the site announcing the change of roles. McCarty… Read More
Discovery has tapped Bernard Ross to the newly-created position of Eurosport's Chief Operating Officer and General Manager Olympic Games. He joins from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), where he was Head of Production at UEFA Euro Cup 2016. Show More Summary
By Nicole Glaros & David Slayden, TechStars A Q+A from TechStars’ Nicole Glaros and David Slayden, TechStars Nicole Glaros is Partner and Chief Product Officer at TechStars and David Slayden is associate professor at the University of...Show More Summary
Over the last few days, speculation has begun brewing over the potential winding down of Jony Ive's career at Apple, where he works as the company's chief design officer. During an episode of "The Talk Show" podcast posted last Friday,...Show More Summary
According to numerous reports said to be out of Apple headquarters, the company's Chief Design Officer Jony Ive hasn't contributing much to Apple's consumer goods design as of late, and has been more interested in architecture and similar projects for the last few years.