At the Google I/O keynote in San Francisco, Google VP Vic Gundotra demonstrated a ton of new features for the company's social network, Google+. Among these is a bevy of photographic capabilities, chiefly Google Photo Highlights. IfShow More Summary
The book editor who picked up Memoirs of a Geisha got a new job today. Robin Dessler was promoted to the newly created position of VP, Editorial Director at Alfred A. Knopf by company chairman and Editor-in-Chief Sonny Mehta. At the same time company VP, Senior Editor Jordan Pavlin was also bumped up to VP, Executive Editor by Mehta. Show More Summary
Ben Yoskovitz is the co-author of Lean Analytics, a new book on how to use analytics successfully in your business. Ben is currently VP Product at GoInstant, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2012. He blogs regularly at Instigator Blog and can be followed @byosko. We all know metrics are important. Show More Summary
E.M. 'Kiki' VanDeWeghe III, an All-American basketball player at UCLA, first-round draft pick, former two-time NBA All-Star, and successful NBA general manager and coach, will join the NBA as Vice President, Basketball Operations effective April 1, NBA Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Stu Jackson announced Wednesday.
Did Rob Portman's support of same-sex marriage cost him selection as Mitt Romney's running mate? Mika Brzezinski imagines so. Brzezinski made that suggestion on today's Morning Joe, but Joe Scarborough sarcastically said that the reason Romney didn't pick Portman was that he didn't want to win Ohio. View the video after the jump. read more
Hyde Park Names Stephen Gary VP Ahead of Cannes, Ashok Amritraj’s Hyde Park Entertainment Group has picked Stephen Gary as VP of its international sales division. He comes from IM Global, where he worked on titles like Before Midnight Dead Man Down. Show More Summary
As we mentioned yesterday via Twitter, we’re doing a Google+ Hangout chat that’s essentially a post-game analysis of SXSWi. Instead of my usual chatter, we’ll pick the brains of the likes of Craig Elimeliah, VP, director of technology...Show More Summary
CA Tech loses an executive VP; Digital River gains a CEO.
Timothy Main's departure, and Mark Mondello's promotion to CEO, set off a chain of HR events.
Microsoft has become a major player in the video sharing game, and the tech giant seems be picking fights with the big boys. Microsoft VP Dave Heiner has written a blog post accusing Google of intentionally failing to design a YouTube app for Windows phones. Show More Summary
While it may not have been a good election year for Republicans, it hasn't affected the good looks of the party's hot politicians. Fine fellas in office like Mitt Romney's VP pick Paul Ryan and Men's Health cover stud Aaron Schock have shown us that they have sexy bodies under those conservative suits. Show More Summary
Just to be clear for those who aren’t aware, I’m not fan of Sarah Palin anymore. I was once, having rooted for her to be picked as VP back in early 2008. I still think she has great ideas and can reach people, but the way in which she abandoned any run for the 2012 presidency is what turned me into somewhat of a Palin hater. Show More Summary
From the November 9 edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe: Previously: Media Let GOP VP Pick Shift Focus From Jobs To Deficits WSJ Helps Ryan Bolster The Importance Of The Deficit
Declaring it "one of the most tantalizing subplots of the 2012 campaign," Politico offers up the claims of anonymous "campaign insiders" as proof that Mitt Romney was leaning heavily in favor of Gov. Christie for his VP pick. Ever since...Show More Summary
Carnival Barker, Donald Trump, picked the wrong executive to insult today. The Detroit Free Press reports Donald Trump tweeted today that President Obama “is a terrible negotiator. He bails out Chrysler and now Chrysler wants to send all Jeep manufacturing to China–and will!” Um, the comment drew a heated tweet from Chrysler Group Vice President for Product Design Ralph [...]
-Hey, if Mother and Acer can have Jack Bauer bake cupcakes, why can’t they pick from a hat again and have Megan Fox play brainy dolphin whisperer (above)? -Former Mullen VP/group media director Patrick LaCroix will assume the role of group account director at fellow Boston operation, Blitz Media, effective Nov. Show More Summary
-Boston-based Allen & Gerritsen appointed former Arnold management supervisor Cindy Giordano as VP, marketing director and Digitas alum Dan Sarmiento as VP, director of strategy. -Boulder-based cherry juice brand Cheribundi picked local agency TDA as its AOR. Show More Summary
When Paul Ryan was selected by Mitt Romney to be his running mate, it was seen as a roll of the dice or a Hail Mary pass that was needed to get the GOP candidate back in the race. But with just a few weeks to go, Ryan has emerged as an ingenious pick. Show More Summary
Lynn Vincent is a ghostwriter of mostly Christian books, profiled in The New Yorker. “Vincent’s most well-known book is Going Rogue, which she ghostwrote for Sarah Palin, but she’s also written best-selling books, like Heaven Is ForShow More Summary
At least Romney’s VP pick was finally clear about his ticket’s abortion intentions. By Michelle Goldberg.