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Yahoo’s Roller Coaster Impacts More Than Shareholders

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Getty Images News | Justin Sullivan Here we go again. After just four months, Yahoo has taken the CEO reins from Scott Thompson and passed them to interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, marking the fifth change in the company’s top job in the past four years. During this time, the company’s...
Yahoo’s Roller Coaster Impacts More Than Shareholders

Apple Can't Afford Buyer's Remorse With Next Retail Hire

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John Browett, the Dixons exec tapped to oversee Apple’s retail operations last January, was Tim Cook’s first big hire after taking up the CEO reins at the company. Nine months later, he would be among Cook’s first big fires, ousted from Apple after a series of missteps that drew some...
Apple Can't Afford Buyer's Remorse With Next Retail Hire
T-Mobile taps former Global Crossing exec as CEO, touts a new era of competition

Paul Maritz reportedly out at VMware, sparking wave of speculation on what's next

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VMware boss Paul Maritz is reportedly stepping down Whoa, it’s been quite a day for changes in the executive offices. First, Marissa Mayer takes over the helm of Yahoo. And now reports are circulating that Paul Maritz, the CEO of VMware, is stepping down. There’s no official word on VMware’s...
Paul Maritz reportedly out at VMware, sparking wave of speculation on what's next

Ignition leads $19.5 million investment in Seattle’s Opscode

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Jesse Robbins, left, handed the CEO reins to tech veteran Mitch Hill, last summer Opscode has raised $19.5 million in venture capital financing, the second large funding round in a Seattle area business-to-business software company this month. The deal, which was led by Bellevue-based Ignition Partners and included participation from Battery...
Ignition leads $19.5 million investment in Seattle’s Opscode
Hey, new-and-improved Google, please fix your apps

After Symform stint, Matthew Schiltz takes charge at cloud startup Tier 3

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Matthew Schiltz Seattle technology executive Matthew Schiltz has landed a new startup gig — just a week after he left cloud storage startup Symform. Schiltz’s new employer is Tier 3, an enterprise cloud management platform startup backed by Madrona Venture Group, Ignition, Intel Capital and others. Bellevue-based Tier 3, which...
After Symform stint, Matthew Schiltz takes charge at cloud startup Tier 3
There's A Pretty Big Tension In How Larry Page Is Running Google (GOOG)
Apple tops Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies fifth year in a row

LoveFilm’s CEO jumps ship for, er, Mothercare

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Online movie rental and streaming service LoveFilm has gone from strength to strength since it was launched in London way back in 2002, but its CEO Simon Calver has announced that he’s moving on to pastures new…at Mothercare. After being acquired by Amazon, LoveFilm grew its staff by 20% last...
LoveFilm’s CEO jumps ship for, er, Mothercare

Former BlackBerry CEO Jim Balsillie Has Dumped All His Shares

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Former BlackBerry co-CEO Jim Balsillie has entered his own vote of no confidence in the company he helped run into the ground back when it was known as Research in Motion. In an SEC filing today, Balsillie revealed that he sold off every single BlackBerry share he owned last year. He used...
Former BlackBerry CEO Jim Balsillie Has Dumped All His Shares

Big Fish touts 2 billion game downloads, reports $220 million in bookings last year

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Paul Thelen Big Fish currently sits atop the GeekWire 200 list, our ranking of the top privately-held companies in the region. And here’s a good reason why. The Seattle game maker, founded by former RealNetworks employee Paul Thelen in 2002, announced today that it has distributed more than two billion...
Big Fish touts 2 billion game downloads, reports $220 million in bookings last year
HasOffers doubles sales, plans to continue bootstrapping ways

Vimeo Saves New CEO Kerry Trainor From AOL’s Sinking Ship

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Mr. Trainor (allthingsd.com) Video sharing service Vimeo, also known as the rich man's YouTube, announced an executive-level shakeup this morning via a press release from parent company InterActiveCorp. Kerry Trainor, the senior vice president of AOL Huffington Post Media Group, is joining Vimeo as CEO. He'll be taking over for Dae...
Vimeo Saves New CEO Kerry Trainor From AOL’s Sinking Ship

Cloud infrastructure startup Opscode nearly doubles staff, expands in Europe and Asia

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Opscode founder Jesse Robbins, left, handed the CEO reins to tech veteran Mitch Hill, right last year. Cloud infrastructure automation startup Opscode continues to grow at a rapid pace, announcing today that it is expanding operations in Europe and Asia. The Seattle startup has been on an accelerated growth path...
Cloud infrastructure startup Opscode nearly doubles staff, expands in Europe and Asia

Intel's next-gen CEO must get inside next-gen devices

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Let's do the boring stuff first: Intel has found its new head honcho in current chief operating officer Brian Krzanich (pronounced Krah-ZAN-itch), who will take over the CEO reins when Paul Otellini steps down at the annual stockholder's meeting on May 16. Normally, we don't cover executive shake-ups at...
Intel's next-gen CEO must get inside next-gen devices

Big Fish CEO Paul Thelen: 'I'm an idea guy and that can be dangerous as a CEO'

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Big Fish CEO Paul Thelen at Casual Connect Big Fish founder Paul Thelen didn’t think he’d become a technology CEO. But after an illness brought his life into sharp focus, Thelen decided to quit his job at RealNetworks and start Big Fish. The 11-year-old company now employs 700, and is...
Big Fish CEO Paul Thelen: 'I'm an idea guy and that can be dangerous as a CEO'
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