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Apple design boss Jony Ive says his new job lets him work on ‘naughty, under-the-radar’ activities

In May, Apple's famed SVP of design Jony Ive got bumped into the role of "chief design officer." As part of that switch, he handed off all his managerial duties to two other execs, while still overseeing the product design team overall. Show More Summary

One Year Later, Facebook Fails to Fix Its Biased Real Names Policy

Exactly one year ago, Facebook's Chief Product Officer Chris Cox publicly apologized for the company's discriminatory "real names" policy. I should know: not only was I personally mentioned in Cox's note, but I was one of the drag queens...Show More Summary

One Year Later, Facebook Fails to Fix Its Biased Real Names Policy

Exactly one year ago, Facebook's Chief Product Officer Chris Cox publicly apologized for the company's discriminatory "real names" policy. I should know: not only was I personally mentioned in Cox's note, but I was one of the drag queens...Show More Summary

Evernote lays off 47 people and closes 3 offices in effort to build a more focused team

Evernote has announced layoffs at the productivity app provider. In a post, newly installed chief executive Chris O’Neill said that today it parted ways with 47 people on its staff and shuttered three offices outside the U.S. as a means of building a smaller, more focused team. Since taking over for Phil Libin two months […]

Drew Simon Joins STX As SVP Of Production

EXCLUSIVE: Drew Simon has joined STX Entertainment as SVP Production. Simon was previously VP of film at the Mark Gordon Company.  The news was announced by STX president and chief content officer Oren Aviv and head of production Cathy Schulman. Simon joins Robert Simonds’ burgeoning film company as it produces and releases a slate of 12-15 features. Show More Summary

Recruiting Startup Hired Has A New CEO

There’s been a bit of a leadership shuffle at Hired: President Mehul Patel has been promoted to CEO, while the previous CEO, founder Matt Mickiewicz, has become chief productive officer. Patel (who has also worked at Lyft, Oracle, CNET and Kaggle, and who joined Hired two years ago), told me this isn’t as big a deal as you might think. Show More Summary

What’s In My Gym Bag: Lorna Jane Clarkson, Founder of Lorna Jane Activewear

We’re taking a peek inside our favorite health and fitness experts’ gym bags to uncover their must-have gear and favorite products. Name: Lorna Jane Clarkson, Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Lorna Jane  My workout: It is a rare occasion that I repeat a workout because I like changing things up and getting creative. Show More Summary

Entrepreneur Rohan Oza focuses on 'better for you' products

The gig: Serial entrepreneur Rohan Oza, 42, is founder and chief executive of Idea Merchants Capital. Oza's investment venture, with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is "focused on 'better for you' consumer lifestyle products," he said - and making life uncomfortable for established brands....

Under Armour: In the next few years, all our products will be smart

Connected apparel "isn't far away," says Robin Thurston, chief digital officer of the fitness apparel and accessories company.

NETFLIX EXEC: Users would be ‘paralysed’ if we allowed offline playback (NFLX)

Neil Hunt, Netflix's chief product officer, has told Gizmodo that the service won't offer offline playback of content because it will create a "paradox of choice" that will leave some users "paralysed" and unable to use Netflix. Speaking at IFA in Berlin, Hunt said that "one of the things I've learned is that every time you offer a choice [i.e. Show More Summary

Netflix exec: 'Top Gear' 'wasn't worth the money' Amazon paid (NFLX)

In an interview with Digital Spy, Neil Hunt, Netflix's chief product officer, told the site that "Top Gear," the popular car show hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, "wasn't worth the money" that Amazon paid for the show. Show More Summary

Facebook Looks To Tackle Personalized Learning In The Classroom

Facebook is working to give public school students an education that’s more tailored to their needs. In a blog post today from Facebook’s Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, the company announced that over the past school year it has partnered with Summit Public Schools, an innovative school system in the Bay Area to improve and test their new learning technologies. Read More

Media Toaster Launches: An Interview With Mike DeFusco, Plus Drishti Beats Goes to CITA Expo

MEDIA TOASTER DEBUTS Media Toaster is a brand new, Burbank-based facility, specializing in innovative and proprietary filmed entertainment content delivery and post production technology. Chief Technical Officer, Michael Meis, helms the company's technical operations working alongside Director of Post Production, Mike DeFusco. Show More Summary

What Marketers Can Learn From Silicon Valley's Hottest Product Discovery Site

VideoRyan Hoover, founder and chief executive officer at Product Hunt, stands for a photograph at the company's office in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Hoover, who at 28 bears a passing resemblance to a pre-bad boy Justin Bieber, is one of the most visible benefactors of [...]

It's Time For Deep Linking To Move Past The Plumbing

Guest author Matt Thomson is the chief product officer at Bitly.We've heard a lot about deep links so far this year. from Google at I/O and Apple at WWDC. My employer, Bitly, threw its hat in the ring, too. But I feel like the industry is stuck talking about how to implement deep links—and not... Continue reading

Flipkart’s Chief Product Officer Apologies For Company’s Sexist Email

Flipkart’s Cheif Product Officers Punit Soni has apologised to a woman who recieved a promotional email from the e-commerce company which according

2017 Ford GT: Ford's Limited Production Supercar will Utilize a Customer-Focused Allocation Process

While many aspects of Ford's all-new 2017 GT supercar remain enshrouded in mystery, an intriguing detail was just released by Raj Nair, Ford's Group Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for Global Product Development. After re-confirming a production volume of only 250 units a year, Nair told an eager crowd of current [...]

1 Billion People Visited Facebook on Monday

For the first time, 1 billion people visited Facebook in a single day on Monday. Mark Zuckerberg and chief product officer Chris Cox both posted celebratory notes on Facebook (where else?). Zuckerberg wrote, "Our community stands for...Show More Summary

DreamWorks Animation's Chief Global Brand Officer Steps Down

As head of global consumer products, Jim Fielding will oversee DWA's licensing and franchise management. read more

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