• Uber’s CEO Has A Little Bit Of Vanderbilt In Him
    HBR - Nov 25
    In his early days as a steamboat captain and entrepreneur, Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. did not shy from rough tactics. He ignored court orders, blocked rivals from their own docks, and occasionally pummeled those who irritated... Read »
    14 hours ago
  • Why Did United Technologies’ Stalwart CEO Step Down?
    Fortune - Nov 25
    It was one of the most baffling C-suite resignations in recent memory. At 7 a.m. on Monday, November 24, United Technologies announced that Louis Chenevert, its CEO since April 2008, was stepping down immediately at age 57.... Read »
    14 hours ago
  • Richard Branson On Sticking Together In Times Of...
    Entrepreneur - Nov 25
    I have often said that a company is simply a group of people, and that the most important part of any business is its people. At Virgin Galactic, our space tourism venture, this has never been truer -- especially in the days... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Falcone Resigns As Chairman, CEO Of Harbinger Group
    Bloomberg - Nov 25
    Investor Philip Falcone is stepping down as chairman and chief executive officer of publicly traded Harbinger Group Inc. (HRG) to focus on his hedge fund firm. Falcone will receive a one-time payment of $20.5 million,... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • The Container Store CEO Shares His Best Advice For...
    Business Insider - Nov 25
    The Container Store started in 1978 as a wacky idea among three friends to start a business that sold only containers. With an initial investment of $35,000, appealing products, and smart marketing, it quickly caught on.... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • Santander Ousts CEO As Ana Botin Makes Her Mark
    Fortune - Nov 25
    Banco Santander, Spain’s largest banking group, ousted its CEO and appointed its finance chief to replace him in Ana Botin‘s first big move as chairwoman since taking over after the death of her father, Emilio. The... Read »
    15 hours ago
  • United Technologies CEO Louis Chenevert Abruptly...
    WSJ - Nov 24
    United Technologies Corp. Chief Executive Louis Chenevert abruptly stepped down, startling people inside and outside the industrial conglomerate he led for six years. The Hartford, Conn.-based company named its chief... Read »
    1 day ago
  • How To Make A Fortune Without ‘Doing’ Anything:...
    Fortune - Nov 24
    Uber is much in the news recently, for mostly the wrong reasons. One of its senior executives threatened to investigate journalists who wrote negative things about the taxi service platform. An Uber passenger was allegedly... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Twitter CEO Provides Off The Record Interview At...
    Forbes - Nov 24
    Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter TWTR +0.47% spoke at the Ross School of Business recently. What did he say? Although hundreds watched him speak, shareholders might not ever hear his speech, as the large gathering was... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Lundbeck CEO Leaves After Failing To Report Receiving...
    Bloomberg - Nov 24
    H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN) said Chief Executive Officer Ulf Wiinberg will leave his post immediately after failing to disclose receiving shares in a company in which his employer later made an investment. Wiinberg, 55, leaves... Read »
    1 day ago
  • Samsung Could Be Considering A Management Shakeup
    Fortune - Nov 24
    Samsung Electronics may be considering a management shakeup as it faces pressure from cheaper Chinese device makers and Apple’s iPhone in the highly competitive smartphone arena. Read »
    1 day ago
  • Huddle CEO On Running With Your Dreams
    NYT - Nov 24
    This interview with Alastair Mitchell, the chief executive of Huddle, a cloud-based collaboration software company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Read »
    1 day ago
  • Sotheby’s CEO To Step Down After Activist Investor...
    Bloomberg - Nov 21
    William Ruprecht, the chief executive officer of Sotheby’s for 14 years, will step down, six months after the auction house ended a bitter proxy battle with billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb. Sotheby’s has... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Etsy CEO On How To Craft A Successful Career
    Washington Post - Nov 21
    Chad Dickerson says he doesn’t believe in perfect career ladders. He studied Shakespeare in college, worked as a Pizza Hut deliveryman after graduation and eventually found his way into digital jobs at companies like Yahoo... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Recommended Reading From One Of China’s Smartest...
    Inc - Nov 21
    If you haven't heard of Zhang Ruimin, you've probably heard of The Haier Group, where Ruimin has served as CEO since 1984. Based in Qingdao, China, Haier is the world's fastest-growing appliance maker. Ruimin took over the... Read »
    4 days ago