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Nico Sell - Wickr

nico-sell10 Questions For Nico Sell Co-founder And CEO Of Wickr - Nico Sell takes security more seriously than most. She is the co-founder and CEO of a mobile... full interview »

Yorgen Edholm - Accellion

Credit: NYTAccellion CEO: I Look For Passion When I Hire - This interview with Yorgen Edholm, chief executive of Accellion, a developer of software for mobile... full interview »

Brendan Eich - Mozilla

Credit: Venture BeatMozilla CEO: I Keep My Personal Beliefs Out Of Business - Until a week or so ago, Brendan Eich was a clean-shaven neckbeard hero. He created JavaScript.... full interview »

Caterina Fake - Findery

Credit: IncFindery Founder Wants To Build Living Atlas From Your Stories - The Flickr co-founder and serial entrepreneur explains the big ambition behind her latest project,... full interview »

Evan Doll - Flipboard

Credit: USA TodayFlipboard CEO: Expect More Video, User Magazines - Long a fan of magazines, the CEO of Flipboard and his co-founder, Evan Doll, started designing the... full interview »

Dan Rosensweig - Chegg

Credit: FortuneDan Rosensweig President And CEO Of Chegg On Being Authentic - Dan Rosensweig believes in the American Dream. After earning a bachelor's degree in political... full interview »

CEO Changessee all

Mozilla Names Interim CEO

c netMozilla named former Chief Marketing Officer Chris Beard a board member and its new acting chief executive, as the nonprofit tries to move beyond a political firestorm and reconnect with the users critical to the success of Firefox and Mozilla's mission.

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Rolex Names New CEO In Corporate Shakeup

BusinessweekRolex will make its third change in top leadership since 2008, naming Jean-Frederic Dufour to become chief executive officer of the 109-year-old maker of Swiss timepieces.

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Mozilla Appoints Its Former CMO As Interim CEO

Tech CrunchAfter Brendan Eich’s short tenure as Mozilla’s CEO, the organization today announced that it has appointed Chris Beard as its new interim CEO while it looks for a long-term replacement.

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Did Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Deserve To Be Removed?

ForbesFirst, though, there’s a matter that we should all be clear about: Brendan Eich was not fired. After his appointment, there was backlash from the Mozilla Community. He came under pressure to resign and he did. The Mozilla Board that appointed him knew about his donation; they did not “remove him because of his views.”

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Steve Koonin Named CEO Of Atlanta Hawks

LA TimesSenior Turner Broadcasting executive Steve Koonin has been named chief executive of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team. He'll be in charge of operations for both the National Basketball Assn. franchise and its home court Philips Arena.

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Chimerix CEO Resigns Amid Media Firestorm

ForbesA month after brokering a new Phase III trial of Chimerix’s investigational antiviral drug, company CEO Kenneth I. Moch has been replaced and will be pursuing other interests. The company announced yesterday that Moch has been replaced by former chief medical officer of Chimerix, M. Michelle Berrey, MD, MPH.

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Kirstin Dolan Promoted To Cablevision CEO

ReutersKristin Dolan, a Cablevision executive who is also married to Chief Executive Officer James Dolan, will become chief operating officer, the cable TV provider said on Wednesday.

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Burberry Names Creative Leader As New CEO, Signaling Industry Shift

BusinessweekFor years, fashion and luxury-goods companies have resisted putting creative and commercial control in one pair of hands. With the appointment of Christopher Bailey as chief executive officer, Burberry Group Plc aims to prove it can make the formula work.

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KBR Names Stuart Bradie As New CEO

WSJKBR, Inc. today announced that Mr. Stuart Bradie has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of KBR, Inc., effective June 2, 2014. Mr. Bradie succeeds Mr. William "Bill" Utt, who is retiring. It is also intended that Mr. Bradie will be appointed as a member of KBR's Board of Directors when he joins KBR.

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Barclays' John Vitalo Named As Atlas Mara CEO

BusinessweekRobert Diamond named former Barclays Plc colleague John Vitalo as chief executive officer of his African financial-services company, Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Ltd. Vitalo, 49, has been Barclays’s Middle East and North Africa CEO since 2009, Atlas Mara said in a statement today. Before joining Barclays, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Vitalo ran Absa Capital, the investment-banking arm of the South African lender Barclays bought control of in 2005.

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Vonage CEO Marc Lefar To Step Down

Tech CrunchHome VoIP pioneer Vonage is looking for a new chief after its longtime CEO announced his retirement. Marc Lefar joined Vonage in 2008, and the company today announced he will step down after his replacement is found. His replacement will have a tough act to follow.

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Bacardi CEO Ed Shirley To Retire

WSJBacardi Ltd. on Monday said the liquor company's Chief Executive Ed Shirley intends to retire, leaving the post after just over two years in that role. A successor to Mr. Shirley, who also served as president of the privately held company, hasn't yet been named and Bacardi said an interim CEO would be announced "shortly." Until that appointment is made, executive leaders will report to Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi, the company said.

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Mozilla: We Are Activists For The Web, Not An Activist Organization

NYTBrendan Eich resigned as chief executive of Mozilla after a barrage of public criticism for his support of California’s Proposition 8 ban on same sex marriage, less than two weeks after he was named top executive of the company that makes the popular web browser, Firefox. After several days of argument over the decision — with some decrying the ganging up on Eich — Mozilla put out an FAQ Sunday to set the record straight.

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Global Fertilizer Potash Names New CEO

BusinessweekPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. Chief Executive Officer Bill Doyle, who fended off BHP Billiton Ltd.’s hostile takeover bid for the Canadian fertilizer producer only to later lose a price war with a Russian rival, will step down after almost 15 years. He will be replaced in July by Jochen Tilk, the former CEO of Inmet Mining Corp., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan-based Potash Corp. said yesterday in a statement.

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Mozilla CEO Steps Down Amid Controversy

NYTBrendan Eich, who has helped develop some of the web’s most important technologies, resigned under pressure as chief executive of Mozilla, the maker of the popular Firefox web browser, just two weeks after taking the job.

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New CEO Of National Australia Aims To Turn Company Around

BusinessweekNational Australia Bank Ltd. next chief executive officer Andrew Thorburn said he aims to cut the lender’s exposure to U.K. commercial property and focus on Australia and New Zealand when he takes the helm in August.

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3 Mozilla Board Members Resign In Protest Of New CEO

WSJMozilla named a new chief executive this week to lead the non-profit Web organization as it tries to keep its Firefox browser relevant in the mobile age. The appointment has proved controversial in more ways than one.

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Founder And CEO Of 'Russia’s Facebook’ Resigns

RTPavel Durov, the founder of the so-called "Russian Facebook" said on Tuesday he is leaving his position as the company CEO. “After my brother’s decision in the middle of last year to abandon the position of technical director, I have removed myself from the duties of chief executive of VKontakte”, wrote Durov on his web page.

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Investors Nudge Darden Restaurants To Drop CEO

BloombergDarden Restaurants Inc. was asked by activist investor Barington Capital Group LP to consider replacing Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis, saying that the company has underperformed during his tenure and that his restructuring plan would destroy value.

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Rupert Murdoch’s Son Named To Top Position

NYTLachlan Murdoch, 42, becomes nonexecutive co-chairman, while his father, Rupert Murdoch, 83, will remain executive chairman. Rupert Murdoch controls News Corporation through a nearly 40 percent family shareholding.

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CEO Buzz & Gossipsee all

What I Learned In My First Year As A Female Startup CEO

Huffington PostIf a reporter asks me why it sucks to be a female CEO, I can come up with hundreds of reasons. On the other hand, if I am asked to argue why it's awesome to be a female CEO, I can also do that pretty well. So here is my take on both sides of the issue.

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Modell's CEO Accused Of Expensing $7 Million On Vacations And Steaks

Business InsiderMitchell Modell, the CEO of the family-owned athletic apparel chain, has accused him of bankrolling his lavish lifestyle with company funds, including spending $116,250 in a single day at a popular Chicago steakhouse with a corporate credit card.

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Was Steve Jobs A Bully?

NY PostWitnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was “a bully,” four major tech companies argued in a court filing.

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How The Oculus Rift Could Change Entertainment

Business InsiderIn the wake of Facebook's $19 billion purchase of messaging service WhatsApp, the social network's recent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR — makers of the virtual-reality gaming headset the Oculus Rift — feels like a real bargain.

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David Fincher Won't Direct Steve Jobs Movie

Business InsiderDespite widespread rumors, David Fincher (“The Social Network”) won’t be directing Sony's Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Here Are The Angry Notes Donald Trump Sends To Reporters

Business InsiderTrump has a habit of sending handwritten annotations of his press clips to reporters. After reading our initial story about Trump's correspondence with Sarlin, Yahoo! News Political Reporter Chris Moody forwarded us a copy of a note he received from Trump in response to a 2011 story he wrote saying Trump "fired himself" from hosting a Republican presidential debate after most of the candidates said they would not attend.

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MySpace Co-Founder Took The Only Photo Of The Blood Moon You Need To See

Business InsiderIn a total lunar eclipse, the full moon turns a coppery red as it passes into Earth's shadow, called a "blood moon." Lots of people took photos, but the best one we've seen comes from an unlikely source: MySpace's Tom Anderson.

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Recording Academy CEO Will Be Honored At Visionary Of The Year Award Luncheon

Page SixThat UJA-Federation of New York will honor Neil Portnow, president/CEO of The Recording Academy, at its Music Visionary of the Year Award Luncheon on June 25 at The Pierre

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Donald Trump Says Rep. Steve Israel 'Out Of Line'

politicoDonald Trump slammed Rep. Steve Israel for his recent comments that “not all” Republicans are racist. “I think it’s a rough statement,” Trump said on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends.” “I would say he’s out of line and I think he probably feels he’s out of line.”

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Mark Cuban Helps Player Up After A Charge And Proudly Brags To World About It

Bleacher ReportCuban posted the following video on his Facebook page of Monta Ellis drawing a charge Friday night against the Phoenix Suns. After the play, Cuban helped lift Ellis up, and he seemed pretty fired up. Cuban left the following comment to go along with the video, saying, "Monta takes the charge, who gets the assist ? Your's Truly."

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Locket CEO Got An Awful Email When Trying To Hire Someone...

Business InsiderYunha Kim, CEO of Locket, a startup that lets you change your Android smartphone's home screen. This email came in response to her trying to hire an engineer to work at the company.

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CBS CEO Buys Microsoft's Paul Allen's Mansion On ‘Billionaires Beach’

Page SixMoonves has bought Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s home on Malibu’s prestigious Carbon Beach for $28 million. Allen bought the gorgeous, white-walled and glass modern oceanfront house for $25 million in 2010.But a source said Allen “hated the sound of the ocean” because it kept him awake at night and spent very little time there.

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Richard Branson Starts Search For The Boy Who Inspired Virgin Galactic

Daily MailSir Richard Branson has launched a worldwide search for the boy who inspired him to start the Virgin Galactic space programme. The entrepreneur says he was inspired to launch his space tourism drive after being questioned by a young caller on the television programme Going Live! 1988.

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Trump's Golf Course Will Cost City $236 Million

NY Daily NewsThe price keeps growing for Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, the course the Parks Department has spent the past 14 years building at the foot of the Whitestone Bridge in the Bronx. The city now expects to spend an astonishing $236 million to complete the Ferry Point project by next spring. Ferry Point, in other words, will be one of the most expensive golf courses ever built, not too far behind the Trump National Golf Club in Los Angeles.

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Mark Cuban Launches New iPhone App...

Business InsiderNow Cuban is attempting to dive deeper into the mobile-app arena with his latest project, Cyber Dust. It is described as "WhatsApp meets Snapchat." It's a free texting app that lets you send messages and photos in a sort of chat room, but the messages self-destruct after 30 seconds.

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Snapchat CEO Is No Longer In Secret Relationship With Taylor Swift

KDrama StarsBefore the 24-year old singer got a chance to introduce Evan Spiegel as her current flame, they are already reportedly over! "Taylor thought Evan was the right one after she met him." The source added, "Evan is highly successful in his own right, and Taylor trusted that he wouldn't be just after her money."

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FX CEO Not Happy With HBO's Decision For Best Drama Emmy

Business InsiderFX Networks CEO John Landgraf recently had some things to say about HBO's decision to submit True Detective in the drama categories, calling the choice "unfair," due to the anthology format of the series and the advantage as show like that has as it relates to its casting.

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Donald Trump's Son Is His 'Spitting Image'

Daily MailComplete with sparkling white teeth, slick-back blonde hair and a glowing complexion Eric Trump is the spitting image of his billionaire father, Donald, in a new family snap. The 30-year-old posed alongside his older sister Ivanka and brother Donald Jr. for a candid 'family selfie', uploaded to Instagram yesterday.

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Martha Stewart's Toddler Granddaughter Speaks 3 Languages

ABCMartha Stewart's grandchildren are advanced. Her daughter Alexis' toddlers, Jude, 3, and Truman, 2, are already quite the linguists. "The little girl is a genius speaking Spanish and English [and] she's going into Mandarin now," Stewart told People magazine. "And the little boy is very good in Spanish -- very fluent!"

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Lohan Claims Oprah's Show Has Ruined Her Career

entertainment.ieThe actress, who has sought treatment for drug and alcohol abuse on six separate occasions, was caught out by her "life coach" AJ Johnson in the latest episode of her reality show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network when she found a bottle of wine in her apartment.

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    GallupTo understand what drives that tremendous advantage, we looked for contrasts between these businesses and a much larger set of companies we know to be struggling to turn around bland and uninspiring workplaces. We found seven elements in place at the companies with spirited employees that are notably lacking in the others.

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    Macy’s CEO Explains Why He’s Against Raising The Minimum Wage

    Business InsiderMacy's CEO Terry Lundgren believes that raising the minimum wage would result in fewer jobs for Americans. "What you really have to be careful of is you don’t want to raise the wage and lay people off in order to be able to afford it because that would be the opposite of what we are all trying to do here," he said.

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    How To Build The Right Team For Your Startup

    Fox BusinessIn the startup world, things are different. When the momentum is building and things are moving fast, your company begins to feel the push that comes with an early rush of success. The call to scale comes soon after. Assuming you have all the necessary prerequisites to scale (a demand for your product and the resources to make moves), answering that call quickly can be a big challenge.

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  • Diversity Is Not Just A Buzzword

    Diversity Is Not Just A Buzzword

    CEO.comDiversity has become the third rail of business. No one knows this better than Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who received a firestorm of criticism recently for his ill-considered response to the accusation that his company lacked gender diversity. Companies are fond of proclaiming that they encourage diversity in terms of racial, ethnic, religious and sexual orientation. In spite of this encouragement, the reality is that many workplaces have remained fairly homogenous. Diversity has become a buzzword that is tossed around in executive discussions but rarely translates to real policy. While companies are quick to proclaim their support, they are less willing to create an environment where diversity can flourish. Some may not even be aware that they need to do anything beyond hiring candidates who appear diverse. Fred Keller, the CEO of Cascade Engineering, made this mistake when...

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    Why Golden Parachutes Are Bad For Business

    FortuneNow that David Letterman is leaving his Late Show on CBS, his former protégé Craig Ferguson reportedly stands to make at least $8 million -- but not for replacing him, since Stephen Colbert has actually landed that gig. Ferguson gets compensated simply for not landing Letterman's spot, which effectively means he wins by default while CBS loses millions.

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    What I Learned In My First Year As A Female Startup CEO

    Huffington PostIf a reporter asks me why it sucks to be a female CEO, I can come up with hundreds of reasons. On the other hand, if I am asked to argue why it's awesome to be a female CEO, I can also do that pretty well. So here is my take on both sides of the issue.

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    Is Pope Francis The Greatest Turnaround CEO?

    The EconomistBusiness schools regularly teach their students about great “turnaround CEOs” who breathe new life into dying organisations: figures such as IBM’s Lou Gerstner, Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne and Apple’s Steve Jobs. Now Harvard Business School needs to add another case study: Jorge Bergoglio, the man who has rebranded RC Global in barely a year.

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  • How Long Is Too Long To Be CEO?

    How Long Is Too Long To Be CEO?

    Washington PostIf Jeff Immelt indeed steps down sometime before the expected 20-year mark as CEO of General Electric, his tenure will be unusual. Not for being shorter than average — but actually, for being far longer.

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    The One Trait Successful Business Leaders Share

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  • 4 Leadership Lessons From Captain America

    4 Leadership Lessons From Captain America

    CEO.comAmid another blockbuster movie and an illustrious career serving this country, Captain America has much to teach about how harnessing our passion will make us more effective leaders. With its record-breaking $92 million weekend debut, the movie "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" once again exemplifies how Captain America’s embodies the passion that every leader must possess to make a difference in their organization and community. With his American flag-embroidered shield, Captain America has been a staple in mainstream popular culture for over 70 years. In this time, his passion to protect this country and innocent people everywhere has never waivered. As leaders, this is something that we would all benefit to learn. Here are the four piece of advice every leader should take from Captain America: 1. Persistence is the manifestation of passion. At the onset of World War...

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  • 3 Strategies For Dealing With Toxic People

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    HBRBy now, the idea that organizations must adapt in order to maintain both relevance and market share in a rapidly changing world is so ingrained that it’s been reduced to pithy sayings. And there are many organizations — from Blockbuster to Kodak, print-only newspapers to pay-phone makers — that no doubt wish they’d followed the advice.

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    IncOver the past few decades, enormous amounts of effort (and dollars) have gone into understanding how the mind works. This is good news for you, especially when it comes to public speaking, which requires getting into the minds (and hearts) of an audience. Neuroscience research offers loads of insights that every business person ought to apply to their presentations.

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  • 3 Tips For An Effective Social Media Strategy

    3 Tips For An Effective Social Media Strategy

    Fox BusinessPubsoft Director of Marketing Heather Wied says small businesses shouldn’t spread themselves thin trying to master every social network under the sun. Pubsoft, which helps businesses publish online content, integrates social networking to help customers spread the word about their businesses. “The best social network for you is dependent on your target market,” says Wied.

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