• Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: I Love Twitter, But...
    CNBC - Oct 24
    Salesforce decided not to buy Twitter because its shareholders didn't want the deal to happen, CEO Marc Benioff told CNBC on Friday. "Our stockholders heard that we were involved in a process and they made it very... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Thinks Space Can Be The New...
    The Verge - Oct 24
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos saw Neil Armstrong step on the Moon nearly 50 years ago and the moment changed his life. Now, as the head of one of the robust online retailers in the world, Bezos says that space is the next frontier,... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Chimes In On...
    Fortune - Oct 24
    If anyone thought former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was interested in buying the troubled social messaging company Twitter, the current owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team wants to make things clear: He’s... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Dunkin Brands CEO: Concerns About Stock Price Overdone
    CNBC - Oct 21
    Shares of Dunkin Brands fell Thursday after the chain reported revenue that missed expectations, but CEO Nigel Travis told CNBC those concerns are "overdone."  In fact, he said Dunkin is a "development machine." "If you... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Here’s What Disney Wants In Its New CEO
    NY Post - Oct 21
    Find someone with the creativity to keep studios cranking out hits — and you have the basic traits of the next Walt Disney chief executive, Bob Iger, the current CEO, said Wednesday. “The most important quality that... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Alaska Air CEO Says Hard To Predict When Virgin Deal...
    Reuters - Oct 21
    Alaska Air Group Inc's (ALK.N) chief executive said on Thursday it was hard to predict when its deal to buy Virgin America Inc (VA.O) will receive approval from the U.S. Justice Department, which is considering the impact of... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Elizabeth Warren Poses Threat To New Wells Fargo CEO
    CNN Money - Oct 21
    Elizabeth Warren might have been happy to see the sudden resignation of former Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf last week. But that doesn't mean she's a fan of the new boss. Warren, who famously called Stumpf "gutless" while... Read »
    5 days ago
  • The CEO Of Africa’s Most Innovative Mobile...
    Quartz - Oct 21
    The future of M-Pesa, the world’s leading mobile money-transfer system, lies in transforming the service’s “clumsy” technology into something more efficient, innovative, and collaborative. At least that’s the... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Tesla CEO: Criticism Of Self-Driving Cars Kill People
    ABC - Oct 21
    Self-driving cars hold the promise of saving thousands of lives each year on U.S. roads. But does pointing out flaws with the technology effectively put people in danger? That claim was put forth Wednesday by Tesla Motors... Read »
    5 days ago
  • New Caterpillar CEO Faces Tough Decisions As Company...
    WSJ - Oct 20
    Among Jim Umpleby’s first tasks as Caterpillar Inc.’s chief executive will be cleaning up the fallout from his predecessor’s expansion plans. Doug Oberhelman, who is leaving the top job at the end of this... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Starbucks Names Its First China CEO
    Fortune - Oct 20
    Starbucks on Wednesday named its first chief executive officer for China and said it plans to more than double its store count in that country to 5,000 by 2021. The world’s biggest coffee chain promoted Belinda Wong to... Read »
    6 days ago
  • 32-Year-Old CEO Who Raised $40 Million: These Two...
    CNBC - Oct 20
    Melody McCloskey entered the start-up scene as a 26-year-old female entrepreneur trying to build an online platform in the beauty industry. She had no software engineering background, was not part of an accelerator... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Reynolds American CEO To Leave Role At Year’s...
    WSJ - Oct 20
    Reynolds American Inc. tapped Debra Crew, a former U.S. Army captain and PepsiCo Inc. executive who has helped boost the tobacco company’s revenue since 2014, to become its new chief executive officer when Susan Cameron... Read »
    6 days ago
  • There’s No 7-Year Itch In This Co-CEO...
    Forbes - Oct 20
    The co-CEO model isn’t common and it can be difficult enough that many founders and investors are wary of it. But under the right set of circumstances, it can be tremendously valuable to a company. I’ve been running a... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Reynolds’ New CEO Needs New Ideas
    Bloomberg - Oct 20
    Reynolds American can't rely on deals and low gas prices to boost its business forever. Shares in the second-largest tobacco seller in the U.S. dropped as much as 8 percent Wednesday, after third-quarter sales and... Read »
    6 days ago