• Twitter CEO: How Twitter Blew Away Expectations This...
    Business Insider - Jul 30
    Twitter delivered its first boffo earnings report as a public company for the second quarter. It crushed expectations on revenue, EPS, and most importantly, monthly active users. After doing the earnings call with... Read »
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  • Whole Foods CEO: When We Were Small
    Washington Post - Jul 30
    John Mackey had just turned 25 years old when he opened a small vegetarian food market in an old victorian house in Austin, Texas. His business partner and girlfriend, Renee Lawson, was 21. Fast forward 36 years, and... Read »
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  • The Former CEO Of Ogilvy & Mather On Personal...
    HBR - Jul 30
    Shelly Lazarus has been building brands at Ogilvy & Mather for more than 40 years. When she joined the agency in 1971, she was one of few women in the advertising field. Twenty-six years later, having steered successful... Read »
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  • Oracle CEO Gets A Pay Cut, But Is It Enough?
    Fortune - Jul 30
    Reversing a policy it held in 2013, Oracle’s compensation committee has more than halved the size of CEO Larry Ellison’s annual stock option grant, awarding him 3 million options on Monday, in contrast to the standard 7... Read »
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  • Schneider Deputy CEO Moving To London Amid French Tax...
    Bloomberg - Jul 30
    Schneider Electric SE’s deputy chief executive officer, Emmanuel Babeau, is moving to London from Paris, a decision that may reignite debate on France’s high taxes driving away talent. Schneider CEO Jean-Pascal... Read »
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  • Lions Gate CEO’s Compensation Up 400 Percent
    USA Today - Jul 30
    Orange may be the new black at Lions Gate Entertainment. But the film and TV studio's CEO is seeing only green. Jon Feltheimer joins several entertainment industry executives who score big compensation packages. His new... Read »
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  • The Bear Case For Uber
    Forbes - Jul 29
    A world with less pollution and no traffic jams, where taxis are cheap and safe and you never have to wait for a pickup: It’s a rosy vision Uber is peddling, and venture capitalists, those professional optimists, are fully... Read »
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  • Darden Restaurants CEO To Step Down After Activist...
    Bloomberg - Jul 29
    Darden Restaurants Inc. Chief Executive Officer Clarence Otis, who came under fire from activist investors for his turnaround strategy, plans to step down as chairman and CEO by the end of the year. Otis will continue as... Read »
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  • Alan Miller On How The Military, Sports And Business...
    Fortune - Jul 29
    Alan Miller founded Universal Health Services in 1978, and it has since grown to be one of the largest healthcare companies in the U.S. Miller, whose father ran a dry cleaner and mother was a milliner, was an active... Read »
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  • Mozilla Names Interim Chief Permanent CEO
    WSJ - Jul 29
    The maker of the Firefox Web browser, Mozilla Corp., has named Chris Beard as its permanent chief executive, the company said Monday. Mr. Beard, who previously had served as Mozilla's marketing chief, was appointed... Read »
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  • The CEOs Who Lit Up Social Media Last Week
    Inc - Jul 29
    Tech CEOs were all over the news last week, resulting in a surge of social media mentions for three of the U.S.'s most prominent business leaders, according to data gathered for Inc. by social intelligence company Synthesio. Read »
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  • Warren Buffett As A Market-Manipulator—Impossible?
    Huff Post - Jul 29
    Warren Buffett the very icon and dean of the America's trust in the stock market and our economic process whose example has been a beacon of achievement and trust in the system. Is it possible that even Warren Buffett has... Read »
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  • T-Mobile CEO Blasts AT&T
    USA Today - Jul 28
    Apparently outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere can't announce a new company initiative without poking fun at rivals, especially AT&T. The latest comes in a blog post trumpeting a new T-Mobile family pricing plan promotion... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Raytheon Names CEO Kennedy To Added Chairman Post
    WSJ - Jul 28
    Raytheon Co. on Monday said its board has elected Chief Executive Thomas A. Kennedy as chairman, succeeding William H. Swanson, who plans to retire in September. Mr. Kennedy, 59 years old, took over for Mr. Swanson as CEO... Read »
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  • Mark Cuban Advocates Selling Shares Of Tax-Dodging...
    Mashable - Jul 28
    Mark Cuban, the billionaire investor and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, took to Twitter on Friday to rail against companies that adopt overseas addresses to avoid paying U.S. taxes. He urged investors to sell... Read »
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