• Metro CEO Richard Sarles Says He Will Step Down In...
    Washington Post - Sep 25
    Richard Sarles, whose tenure as head of the nation’s second-busiest subway system began in the aftermath of the fatal 2009 Red Line crash that killed nine people, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down as chief... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Google’s Eric Schmidt Has These 9 Rules For Emailing
    Fortune - Sep 25
    Communication in the Internet Century usually means using email, and email, despite being remarkably useful and powerful, often inspires momentous dread in otherwise optimistic, happy humans. Here are our personal rules for... Read »
    4 days ago
  • How Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman Created A...
    Vanity Fair - Sep 25
    He was just another gangly Web 2.0 kid with a good job in Silicon Valley (at PayPal) and a big dream: in his case, to launch an online successor to the Yellow Pages. But something funny happened shortly after Jeremy... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Is The Party Over For The Highest Paid CEO In America?
    Fortune - Sep 24
    It looks like the jig may be up for Charif Souki, CEO of Cheniere Energy. Souki was the highest paid CEO in the U.S. last year, according to a New York Times/Equilar survey published earlier this year. He was awarded $142... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Siemens CEO Shifts Focus To Energy
    WSJ - Sep 24
    Just over a year in the top job, Siemens AG Chief Executive Joe Kaeser is refocusing the German engineering conglomerate squarely on energy. Since taking the helm in July 2013, Mr. Kaeser has expanded Siemens's... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Just Try Bending Our Phone, BlackBerry CEO Says
    Bloomberg - Sep 24
    Even BlackBerry Ltd. couldn’t resist taking a jab at the world’s most popular phone. Read »
    5 days ago
  • Udacity CEO Cooks Up $35M Of New Instruction
    Forbes - Sep 24
    Udacity’s high-profile chief executive, Sebastian Thrun, is at it again. Having just raised $35 million in new venture capital, he is bristling with plans to keep expanding in online instruction, focusing mostly on ways to... Read »
    5 days ago
  • 3 Business Lessons From Alibaba’s Jack Ma
    Inc - Sep 24
    Alibaba founder Jack Ma has certainly had a busy week. Fresh off the biggest IPO in history, Ma spoke on a panel Tuesday entitled "Valuing What Matters," whose focus was on recognizing value in the present, and balancing... Read »
    5 days ago
  • CEO Of Pimco Quit To Spend More Time With His Daughter
    Daily Mail - Sep 24
    A top international financier has revealed that he quit his job running a $2 trillion investment fund after his daughter wrote him a note pointing out that he had missed 22 landmark events in her life. Mohamed El-Erian's... Read »
    5 days ago
  • How Alibaba’s Jack Ma Became The Richest Man In...
    Entrepreneur - Sep 23
    English teacher and Internet entrepreneur Jack Ma founded Alibaba 15 years ago in his tiny apartment in Hanzhou, China. On Friday, Ma became the richest man in China on the heels of the biggest IPO in U.S. and possibly world... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Google’s Former CEO: Here’s What Most CEOs Get...
    Business Insider - Sep 23
    It's a well-worn truism among founders and business leaders that they always try to hire people smarter than themselves. In actuality, though, that rarely happens, according to Google's executive chairman and former CEO... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Netflix CEO Asks: Why Aren’t Cable Companies Paying...
    Consumerist - Sep 23
    For years, as cable companies and other Internet Service Providers have tried to round up support for their desire to charge a toll to bandwidth-heavy content providers like Netflix, they have repeatedly said that they... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Ultrasonic CEO Says He Didn’t Run Off With Firm’s...
    Bloomberg - Sep 23
    The chief executive officer of shoemaker Ultrasonic AG (US5), who was fired along with his son last week after they went missing, resurfaced in China and denied that he absconded with the company’s cash. Wu Qingyong and... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Why The Co-CEO Setup At Oracle Is Different
    WashingtonPost - Sep 23
    Ever since Thursday's news that Oracle was naming not one but two people to replace Larry Ellison as CEO, many commentators have pointed to the conventional wisdom that a co-CEO arrangement rarely works. It can be confusing.... Read »
    6 days ago
  • A Look At What Makes Alibaba’s Jack Ma Tick, And...
    Forbes - Sep 22
    Alibaba’s successful IPO in New York brings back memories of interviewing founder Jack Ma in his hometown Hangzhou in 2006 long before his name was universally recognized – but well after he had saved Alibaba from... Read »
    1 week ago