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Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'

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Debbie Landa is the CEO of Dealmaker Media/Under the Radar. This is part three of a five-part series sponsored by Under the Radar aimed at helping innovative startups attract the attention of C-level executives. Meet Suaad and hear how he manages technology at Under the Radar 2013, May 22-23, in...
Rackspace CMO to vendors: 'Be smarter than me!'

Understanding the ROI of Social Media

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It’s the question that social media evangelists, speakers, consultants and practitioners begrudgingly have to answer. Sometimes, they have to or their jobs are in jeopardy. What is the ROI of social media. While I have my own perspective on that, there are many ideas and opinions on the issue. Part...
Understanding the ROI of Social Media

DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]

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Millions of people see the end products put out by DreamWorks Animation, the movie studio co-founded by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. But the technology that makes those movies happen often remains a bit behind-the-scenes. Today, the studio took a big step toward putting its geeky side...
DreamWorks Animation's New CTO Lincoln Wallen On Why Each New Movie Is Like A Startup [TCTV]
IT strikes back in BYOD battle

The Guardian has a new chief digital officer

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Guardian News & Media may be re-casting its whole self as “digital-first“, but it still has digital-specific leadership. On Wednesday, the news publisher announced the creation of its first chief digital officer role, a post which appears to give the subject greater corporate prominence. The recipient is an internal promotion...
The Guardian has a new chief digital officer

5 Reasons You Should Attend IGNITION Mobile

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On March 21, Business Insider will bring together mobile visionaries at IGNITION Mobile in San Francisco. Attendees include mobile advertisers, app developers, hardware and software developers, platform representatives, mobile investors and service providers. You can register here.  Here's why you should attend: Mobile from A-Z. We'll tackle mobile from every angle: from...
5 Reasons You Should Attend IGNITION Mobile

Sponsor post: DeveloperWeek brings largest app incubator to SF, Feb. 1-7

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Calling all developers, programmers, IT professionals and C-level execs: Join us in February, as San Francisco is turned into the largest weeklong app incubator at the DeveloperWeek Conference & Festival 2013 (Feb. 1–7, 2013). DeveloperWeek is where you — and over 1,000 other attendees — will build web and mobile...
Sponsor post: DeveloperWeek brings largest app incubator to SF, Feb. 1-7

Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

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Time for another update on events around the globe we think you might be interested in. Tonight, TNW co-founder Patrick de Laive will be in Mexico City to celebrate the last award ceremony of the TNW Startup Awards in Latin America. Make sure you and your company join us on...
Tech and media events you should be attending [Discounts]

Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

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If you still don’t think Amazon is serious about winning enterprise accounts for Amazon Web Services, you need to get over it. The public cloud leader wants to be the preferred cloud for even the largest and most security-obsessed companies. In fact, attracting enterprise users — and reassuring C-level execs...
Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]

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It’s that time of the year! For all the geeks, startup enthusiasts and media elite in New York City, it’s time to burn the candles at both ends and celebrate all that is good and holy about the Internet. Internet Week NY kicks off on May 14th with a week long program...
FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]
Straight from the VC's mouth: 5 things I look for in a CEO

IT Resume Makeover: How to Create an Effective Executive Resume

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In CIO.com's most recent edition of the IT Resume Makeover Series, certified career coach and resume writer Cheryl Simpson demonstrates the elements necessary to get qualified IT pros into C-level interviews....
IT Resume Makeover: How to Create an Effective Executive Resume

Who should the CISO report to?

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It seems like a simple question. After all, there seems to be little debate about where other C-suite officers should report. While there have been some discussions about the reporting structure for such C-level executives as the chief privacy officer and the chief compliance officer, these are relatively tame compared...
Who should the CISO report to?

Entrepreneurs Are Difficult At Best And Abrasive at Worst — Get Over It

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Editor’s note: Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo, he hosts a weekly show on business and has published books on success.  Follow him @ashkan. The greatest entrepreneurs follow their gut and as a result are perceived as difficult at best and abrasive at worst. Most people who know me say...
Entrepreneurs Are Difficult At Best And Abrasive at Worst — Get Over It

If data is the new oil, don't end up being BP

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In the run-up to the US election, stats nerds and nervous Democrats sought and found reassurance in Nate Silver’s aggregate polling model, spiking traffic at the New York Times  but it was Harper Reed,  CTO of the Obama 2012 re-election campaign,  who really taught us a lesson about the value of...
If data is the new oil, don't end up being BP

Exec Changes At Etsy: Adam Freed Steps Down From COO Role

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Adam Freed, who was appointed chief operating officer at Etsy just over a year ago in August 2011, has stepped down from the COO role at the online crafts marketplace. News of the change first came to us through sources familiar with the company, who indicated that Freed would be...
Exec Changes At Etsy: Adam Freed Steps Down From COO Role

Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

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The exodus continues. This time it is Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s chief security officer, who is resigning from the social games maker. His departure was first reported by TechCrunch, who quoted several sources familiar with the matter. Over the past couple of months, Zynga has lost several top executives and mid-level managers as...
Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

Sponsored post: Under the Radar 2013: not your typical startup event

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Under the Radar 2013 (May 22 and 23, in San Francisco) is a unique startup showcase that has a track record of identifying next-generation category leaders. Just how proven is UTR in identifying the “next big thing”? Under the Radar was pivotal in getting companies like AdMob, BillFloat, Box, Flickr, GoodData, Jive, LinkedIn,...
Sponsored post: Under the Radar 2013: not your typical startup event

How Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Became one of the Most Powerful Women in the World

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Mark Zuckerberg is on his way to becoming one of the richest people in the world, but when it comes to influence in the worlds of politics and business, he sits in the shadow of his chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg, 43, is credited for the success of Facebook's...
How Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Became one of the Most Powerful Women in the World

Corporate Types Are iPad Crazy, Survey Finds

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22 percent of corporations are going to buy tablets next quarter, and most of them are looking at the iPad. (Photo: Flickr/Smokingapples.com) In the land of corporate tablets, Apple’s iPad is king. That’s what a recent survey of just over 1,600 business technology buyers concluded. The study, conducted by ChangeWave...
Corporate Types Are iPad Crazy, Survey Finds

HP updating security intelligence, risk management platforms

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The HP Security Intelligence and Risk Management (SIRM) platform includes a solution for C-level executives that offers them a heat-map prioritized view of risks across the enterprise....
HP updating security intelligence, risk management platforms

3D Startup Real5D Raises $1.2m To Let You Walk Around Construction Plans

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3D visualization technology has been around for some time, so Real5D closing a $1.2 million Seria A rund from the U.S. venture fund DoubleRock might look out of place to some. But San Francisco-based startup Real5D has taken 3D visualization to an interesting level of interactivity by applying it to...
3D Startup Real5D Raises $1.2m To Let You Walk Around Construction Plans
What Sheryl Sandberg said in her HBS speech

Eventbrite Hires CFO in Expansion of Top Exec Ranks

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In its first C-level hire from outside the company, Eventbrite has brought in experienced finance exec Mark Rubash as CFO. The San Francisco-based self-service ticketing platform has hired the former Shutterfly CFO — who also held top finance jobs at eBay and Yahoo — to focus on scaling and...
Eventbrite Hires CFO in Expansion of Top Exec Ranks

ShoeDazzle’s New CEO is Risking it All to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

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ShoeDazzle’s business is losing customers and top management. ShoeDazzle is better poised than ever before to build a big company. Astoundingly, both of these statements appear to be true. And they both happen to do with the same singular event in the company’s history. It wasn’t changing the business...
ShoeDazzle’s New CEO is Risking it All to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

Another Zynga Exec Departs: Treasurer Mike Gupta Heads To Twitter

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The high-level executive exits just keep coming for Zynga. Today’s departure is Mike Gupta, the financial executive who has served as Zynga’s Treasurer since last year. He’ll be taking on a new role at Twitter as its vice president of corporate finance and treasurer. The news was first reported by...
Another Zynga Exec Departs: Treasurer Mike Gupta Heads To Twitter

Social Media Tactics Still Learning to Play Well With Others

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Social media is on the front of every marketer’s mind (or at least it seems that way) but it still gets the treatment normally reserved for those who don’t quite fit in. In other words, while there is tremendous value in social media it is still a tough road...
Social Media Tactics Still Learning to Play Well With Others

We Made Every SugarCRM Employee A Salesperson - Here's How You Can, Too

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Editor’s note: Clint Oram is the CTO and co-founder of SugarCRM. Follow him on Twitter @sugarclint. I have worked with companies that considered its customers to be obstacles to avoid or ignore: “If only we didn’t have to deal with those pesky complaining customers,” they’d say, “we’d have time to do...
We Made Every SugarCRM Employee A Salesperson - Here's How You Can, Too

How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC

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In every shift of technology, new companies emerge to dominate new spaces while incumbents falter (and sometimes fade away). Today’s epic shift to mobile, big data and real-time analytics will certainly change the corporate landscape. But the emergence of these new technologies is also inspiring major change in the C-level...
How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC
When entrepreneurs start thinking like corporate buffoons
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