Tag: CEO

Aaron Traywick, 'Biohacker' Who Publicly Injected Himself With DIY Herpes Treatment, Found Dead At 28

Aaron Traywick, who was the CEO of biohacking company Ascendance Biomedical, died at the age of 28. Traywick was found facedown in a flotation tank at a spa in Washington, D.C.

Medicine May 1, 2018

Marc Benioff: 10 Facts About The CEO Of SalesForce

Marc Benioff is the CEO of cloud computing company SalesForce and is also one of the top philanthropists in the world. Here are 10 facts about the tech entrepreneur's extraordinary career and life.

People April 28, 2018

Apple Gives Tim Cook A Big Raise, Requires CEO To Fly Private

Apple just awarded Tim Cook with a huge pay hike. The CEO will be also be required to travel by private jet moving forward.

Business Tech December 28, 2017

Uber Keeps Bleeding Executives: Travis Kalanick Resigns As CEO At Shareholders' Request

Uber has been struggling to handle an executive exodus and sexual harassment allegations, and now it's headed into a new chapter. Amid mounting pressure from shareholders, Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO.

Business Tech June 21, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Take Leave From Company Due To Scandals

Uber has been through a trying few months from the Waymo lawsuit and the workplace scandals that emerged. Amid all this chaos, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be taking a leave of absence from the company for an undisclosed amount of time.

Car Tech June 13, 2017

Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick Emailed 'Sex Rules' To Miami Employees In 2013

The success Uber enjoyed in its early days are quickly being swept aside for a pile of legal and public relations problems. The latest comes thanks to its CEO, Travis Kalanick, and his 2013 email on 'sex rules' to Miami employees.

Internet June 9, 2017

Raising Minimum Wage May Lead To Robots Taking Over Jobs: McDonalds Ex-CEO

Former McDonald's CEO Edward Rensi warned that robotic tools could take over jobs if the minimum wage would be raised. A McDonald's employee protest shut the chain's Chicago headquarters on May 25, a day before its annual shareholder meeting.

Business Tech May 26, 2016

CEOs Rank The Best And Worst States In The US To Do Business

Chief Executive Magazine released its 12th annual opinion survey wherein CEOs ranked the best and worst states in the United States to do business. The Lone Star State led the survey while the Big Apple finished at the bottom of the list.

Business Tech May 10, 2016

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Made $36 Million Last Year Despite $6 Million Pay Cut

Yahoo paid Marissa Mayer $36 million in compensation last year, despite the company’s shrinking revenue and profits. The CEO is also expected to receive a huge payout of $55 million if she is terminated after Yahoo is sold.

Business Tech April 30, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Receives $37,584 Salary, While New CFO $21 Million

Tesla CEO gets $37,584 in cash salary for 2015. Meanwhile, his deputies, CFO Jason Wheeler receives $46,154, CTO JB Straubel $250,560 and Engineering Vice President Doug Field $306,923.

Business April 19, 2016

Apple Paid CEO Tim Cook $10.3 Million, Top Executives $25 Million Each In 2015

Tim Cook made $10.3 million last year as Apple's CEO, but the company's other top executives each made $25 million. The amount that Cook received is still a huge haul, but it pales in comparison to what the top paid CEOs in the tech industry made in 2014.

Business January 7, 2016

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Gives Birth To Twin Girls

After Yahoo's big announcement on Wednesday, the company's CEO Marissa Mayer has huge news of her own: she has given birth to healthy twin girls on Thursday. Mayer is expected to take a 'limited maternal leave' before going back to work.

Business December 11, 2015

Twitter's Transformation Continues: $130M Googler Poached To Be Executive Chairman

Twitter revealed that Omid Kordestani is the new chairman for the company. Kordestani, who has a senior experience of 10+ years as Google executive, joined Twitter in a delicate moment for the companies’ staff.

Internet October 16, 2015

Chipotle Pirates Starbucks Exec To Become Its CIO: What Are The Plans Of The Fast Food Chain?

Chipotle stepped up its game in technology related employments. Curt Garner, ex-CIO at Starbucks, confirmed his position of CIO at the Mexican fast-food restaurant. The fast food company said that it aims to improve its services and waiting times.

Legal October 14, 2015

Twitter Names Jack Dorsey As Permanent CEO

After months of carrying the 'interim CEO' title, Dorsey has become permanent CEO of the social media powerhouse. He will also remain the CEO of Square.

Internet October 5, 2015

Twitter Is Tapping Jack Dorsey To Continue As Permanent CEO

Markets are waiting for Twitter to appoint a permanent CEO. The moment approaches, and Jack Dorsey is in the cards for the position, experts and investors say.

Legal October 2, 2015

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Announces Pregnancy With Identical Twin Girls

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has announced that she is pregnant with identical twin girls, due in December. When it comes to time off from work, the CEO plans a similar approach as with her first pregnancy.

Business September 2, 2015

T-Mobile CEO Hints Of Something 'Great' And 'Fantastic' Next Week

T-Mobile's CEO John Legere revealed during a live stream on Periscope that the network operator was 'coming out with something great next week.'

July 3, 2015

Intel President Renée James Set To Leave In January Amid Management Shakeup

Intel's President Renée James has stepped down to pursue an "external CEO role." She will be leaving Intel in January next year.

July 3, 2015

Male vs. Female Boss: Who Are The Best Workplace Motivators?

According to a Gallup study, female bosses are more likely to engage and motivate employees than males in management positions.

Internet Culture May 12, 2015

Jessica Alba: From Teen Star To Tough Boss Of The Honest Company

Jessica Alba is proving an actor can make it as a corporate chief, but she's also now learning to tone her management style down a bit these days.

Movies/TV Shows April 29, 2015

Barbie Is The First Woman That Appears In Google Image Search For 'CEO'

Quick, search for 'CEO' on Google Image Search, and what do you see? You'll have to look hard to find a female CEO, and when you do, she won't actually be a woman.

Internet Culture April 10, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg's Would-Be Neighbor 'Going Out Of His Way To Embarrass' Him In Lawsuit Spat

A real estate developer claims Facebook CEO failed to deliver on a social network promise made as part of a land deal. Now he wants the court to order Mark Zuckerberg to pony up financial information.

Business Tech March 14, 2015

Honda Motor CEO To Step Down In June Following Air Bag And Quality Issues

The 61-year-old Takanobu Ito will be replaced by the 55-year-old Takahiro Hachigo, after Ito's cost-cutting moves was met with disdain by local suppliers.

FUTURE TECH February 24, 2015

Sony CEO: Condemns Vicious and Malicious Hack, Proud of Employees and Partners

Sony Corp.'s CEO Kazuo Hirai has spoken out for the first time with regard to the hacking. The CEO said that he was proud of employees and partners for standing up against the "extortionist" efforts by the hackers.

Business January 6, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg Crowdsources Idea for 2015 Personal Challenge. Here are Some of the Craziest Suggestions

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg is crowdsourcing ideas for his personal challenge for 2015. He has taken to the social networking site to ask for suggestions some of which are outright crazy!

Internet January 2, 2015

Reddit Chief Takes Leave, Co-Founder Returns as Female CEO Steps In

Yishan Wong has stepped down as CEO of Reddit over a dispute reportedly related to new location and offices for the company. Taking over as CEO is Ellen Pao, a move many are hoping will help curb reported sexist behavior displayed by Reddit users.

Business Tech November 14, 2014

You need to be healthy to climb that career ladder: A study on leader image

People may prefer healthier looking faces to faces that appear more intelligent, a new study shows. The researchers digitally altered photos of the same men to appear either less healthy, or less intelligent.

Life November 7, 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella bags pay package of $84.3 million in 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is earning a pay package worth $84.3 million for the financial year 2014. Most of the amount is in the form of stock awards, which will be paid out over several years.

Business October 23, 2014

Microsoft chief launches diversity training, apologizes again for controversial comments

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is still battling his ungraceful comments offered at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event. In a leaked memo, the Microsoft chief calls for more training to further cultivate a culture of inclusion inside his company.

Business October 17, 2014

Microsoft CEO comment on women's pay met with backlash: Is it karma?

Satya Nadella's gaff is actually a win in the war for balanced wages. Inarticulate comments made by the Microsoft CEO put income inequality back into the national conversation.

Business October 13, 2014

Oracle founder CEO Larry Ellison steps down from the helm after nearly four decades

Oracle's founder steps down after 37 years of serving as the company's only CEO. The timing leaves analysts surprised, but his resignation doesn't.

Business September 18, 2014

'Angry Birds' chief steps down amid game maker's struggles, profits decline

Rovio CEO says he is preparing to 'pass the hoodie' on to a new commander. Incoming CEO Pekka Rantala will be tasked with bolstering Rovio's profits.

Apps/Software August 29, 2014

Steve Ballmer eases grip over Microsoft: Quits board, eyes Clippers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is leaving the company's board to focus on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. His departure marks the end of a 34-year stint with the company.

Business August 22, 2014

More than a few challenges ahead for new Sprint chief

Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure is house hunting in Kansas City as he readies to take the helm. He faces a number of challenges as the carrier continues to fall as competitors win in the market.

Business August 12, 2014

CEO calls it quits to spend more time with his family

After doing some soul-searching, CEO Max Schireson decided that the long work hours and constant travel required of a CEO wasn't allowing him to be the dad he needed to be. So he quit.

Internet Culture August 6, 2014

End of an era: Sprint CEO Dan Hesse steps down as carrier continues to struggle

Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint, will leave his post on August 11. Nicknamed 'Captain Kirk' during his leadership years at AT&T Hesse leaves Sprint after seven years of keeping the struggling carrier alive in one of the most competitive marketplaces.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 6, 2014

BlackBerry completes restructuring, CEO turns eye to potential growth

BlackBerry's restructuring process is almost over. CEO John Chen wants to focus on mobile security and software. It recently made plans to acquire German encryption firm Securesmart.

Business August 6, 2014

T-Mobile CEO John Legere says he needs 'a filter' post 'f@#kers' AT&T and Verizon 'raping you' and 'hate you' remark

Love him or hate him, John Legere's edgy actions are changing the way carriers operate. However, did the T-Mobile CEO go too far with his controversial remarks at the latest company press event?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2014

Leaked emails show Google getting cozy with NSA: What's up?

Google and the NSA were pals back in 2012, but it doesn't appear if both companies collaborated on anything that has to do with spying on the general public.

Internet May 8, 2014

Nokia taps longtime Nokia veteran to serve as CEO

New leadership appointment is just the latest in a flurry of changes at top tech companies. The moves indicate the ultra-competitive business world of smartphones, network and computing.

Business April 29, 2014

Mozilla taps ex-CMO as interim chief and looks to expand company's leadership

Chris Beard takes top seat once held by Brendan Eich as Mozilla develops a new long-term CEO plan and aims to expand its board as well.

Business April 14, 2014

Social media backlash from employees, company fans prompts Mozilla CEO to resign his post

There aren't many people who can claim Twitter played a role in leaving a job but Brendan Eich is one of the few.

Business April 3, 2014

Microsoft to trim CEO list today

As Steve Ballmer gets all set to retire, Microsoft's board will meet, Monday, to decide on a new CEO.

Business November 18, 2013

Steve Ballmer admits Microsoft needs new CEO to move forward

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, admits that the company now needs a new CEO to move forward.

Business November 16, 2013

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