Entrepreneurial CEO

The Unapologetically Audacious CEO Behind Aereo

Inc - April 18, 2014

In its three-year lifespan, Aereo has angered all the major TV networks, major-league sports, and the government. Here's a portrait of the scrappy company--and its audacious CEO--that could change American television as we... Read »

Zuckerberg On Mobile Apps: ‘Facebook Is Not One Thing’

Mashable - April 16, 2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company's latest mission is to "unbundle the big blue app" and provide disparate experiences on mobile with or without the Facebook name. Read »

The Best Of TED 2014: Lessons For Your Next Presentation

Entrepreneur - April 16, 2014

The famous TED conference celebrated its 30th anniversary in March with its usual schedule of famous and not-so-famous speakers who delivered the presentation of their lives in 18 minutes or less. Here are examples from... Read »

Ron Conway To Tech CEOs: Step Up For Ellis Act Reform

Tech Crunch - April 14, 2014

Ron Conway, the widely influential angel investor, is asking tech CEOs across San Francisco to support Ellis Act reform, which will help slow no-fault evictions of long-time residents as rents across the city skyrocket. Read »

10 Questions For Nico Sell Co-founder And CEO Of Wickr

Fortune - April 10, 2014
Nico Sell of Wickr

Nico Sell takes security more seriously than most. She is the co-founder and CEO of a mobile application called Wickr, which claims to be a "self-destructing, secure, private, anonymous" means of messaging text, images, and... Read »

3 Business Tips From History’s Geniuses

Entrepreneur - April 10, 2014
Nico Sell of Wickr

Several of today's entrepreneurs can be viewed as pioneers who've separated themselves from the norm. If it seems you are pursuing something unconventional, remember, there's nothing wrong in going this route. Read »

Executive Entrepreneurship And New Paths To Startup Success

CEO.com - April 3, 2014
Nico Sell of Wickr

"You always do want a Founder-CEO. But that person doesn't always have to be the Founding CEO." - Reid Hoffman Ideas aren’t worth much without outstanding execution. Everyone has ideas, but few people are capable of... Read »

Findery Founder Wants To Build Living Atlas From Your Stories

Inc - April 3, 2014
Caterina Fake of Findery

The Flickr co-founder and serial entrepreneur explains the big ambition behind her latest project, Findery, and what she's learned since launching. Read »

Flipboard CEO: Expect More Video, User Magazines

USA Today - April 3, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

Long a fan of magazines, the CEO of Flipboard and his co-founder, Evan Doll, started designing the app for the iPad even before the popular device was released in 2010. It was a prescient bet that the rumored tablet's larger... Read »

How Marissa Mayer Shook Up The Status Quo At Yahoo

Business Insider - March 28, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

In 2012, former Googler Marissa Mayer came on as CEO, amid much fanfare and a few photo shoots. Beyond the publicity, she quickly executed several smart strategies that have shaken up Yahoo. Here's how Mayer taught the... Read »

Virgin CEO Branson On Taking The Entrepreneurial Plunge

Entrepreneur - March 18, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

Sooner or later, you’ll take the plunge -- and it sounds like it will be sooner! The startup phase is where the IT industry does offer some real advantages in your case, since such businesses can be very nimble. Read »

Former Cisco Executive Launching New Tech Startup

CMS Wire - March 17, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

Barry O'Sullivan, former senior Cisco communications executive, is co-founder and CEO of Altocloud. The company, with offices in Mountain View, Calif., and Galway, Ireland, just announced a development partnership with... Read »

Building Tech-Savvy Employees

Forbes - March 14, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

In an era when new gadgets, software and tech tools seem to appear daily, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to overindulge at the office — especially when these tools promise to make our lives easier. But it’s... Read »

SpaceX CEO To Launch The Heaviest Rocket Ever

Business Insider - March 13, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

Later this year, Elon Musk's private rocket company, SpaceX, will launch a test flight of what it claims is the most massive rocket in existence: the Falcon Heavy. It looks a little like SpaceX's standard rocket, the Falcon... Read »

5 Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Capitalized On SXSW

The Next Web - March 11, 2014
Evan Doll of Flipboard

Take off your branded sunnies and pack up all your swag – SXSW Interactive has wrapped for another year. While some are doubting whether this geek spring break can sustain the Austin takeover for many years to come, 2014... Read »