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My Job Interview With Salesforce's Marc Benioff Was The Weirdest 7 Minutes Of My Career (CRM)

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If you find yourself lucky enough to be up for a top job at Salesforce.com, you might be whipped into CEO Marc Benioff's presence for a job interview. Prepare yourself for an odd experience, laughs Freddy Kerrest. Kerrest is now cofounder of hot startup, Okta, but studied at Benioff's knee joining...
My Job Interview With Salesforce's Marc Benioff Was The Weirdest 7 Minutes Of My Career (CRM)

Biographer Walter Isaacson on the Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

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Walter Isaacson author of the Steve Jobs biography has said in the past he omitted certain details and even referred to the book as a “first or second draft” when discussing plans to expand it with an addendum in a future re-release of the best-selling bio. While we’ve heard...
Biographer Walter Isaacson on the Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

WALTER ISAACSON: The Real Leadership Lessons From Steve Jobs

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This post originally appeared at Harvard Business Review.  His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had...
WALTER ISAACSON: The Real Leadership Lessons From Steve Jobs

Penney Ousts Ron Johnson, Rehires Myron Ullman

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Ron Johnson is out at J.C. Penney Co. Penney’s board met Monday and agreed to replace the former Apple Inc. executive after his plan for revamping the chain’s 1,100 department stores produced a disastrous drop in sales. Myron Ullman, whom Mr. Johnson succeeded as CEO, will retake the top job...
Penney Ousts Ron Johnson, Rehires Myron Ullman
Meg Whitman: HP turnaround will take until 2016 (!)

Quentin Letts for BBC director general? | Media Monkey

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Quentin Letts "throws his hat into the ring for the top job at his beloved Beeb" in a Daily Mail comment piece. Letts, who describes himself to Mail readers as "your parliamentary sketch writer, theatre critic and occasional powder monkey", says he is applying to replace Mark Thompson as BBC...
Quentin Letts for BBC director general? | Media Monkey
Here's The Surprise Winner From Marissa Mayer Taking Over Yahoo (AOL, YHOO)

Yahoo's Levinsohn leaves, as expected, after Mayer gets top job

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Ross Levinsohn, who served as Yahoo's interim CEO for about two months until the company hired former Google executive Marissa Mayer on July 16, will leave the company on Tuesday....
Yahoo's Levinsohn leaves, as expected, after Mayer gets top job

E3 2012: Sony's Andrew House – interview

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Steve Boxer caught up with Sony Computer Entertainment's chief executive to discuss rebuilding Sony, new PS3 IPs, killer games for PS Vita, his pet project Wonderbook and JK RowlingFor Sony Computer Entertainment chief executive Andrew House, you would imagine that E3 2012 was the source of some much-needed respite.Never mind...
E3 2012: Sony's Andrew House – interview

Sarah Sands is new editor of London Evening Standard

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Evgeny Lebedev confirms appointment of Geordie Greig's replacement on Twitter after Boris Johnson backs SandsSarah Sands is the new editor of London Evening Standard, the title's proprietor Evgeny Lebedev has confirmed on Twitter.Lebedev said on Friday that he was "proud to announce Sarah Sands is new #Standard Editor. Sure she...
Sarah Sands is new editor of London Evening Standard

Incoming ARM chief vows to maintain tech titan's independence

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Simon Segars, ARM president and self-professed gadget luddite, will take reins from Warren East in JulyARM's incoming chief executive has vowed to resist any takeover attempts and maintain the fierce independence that has helped transform a Cambridge startup into the world's largest microchip designer.Simon Segars, president of ARM, will take...
Incoming ARM chief vows to maintain tech titan's independence

Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

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John Browett makes comeback as chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after abrupt departure from AppleFormer Dixons boss John Browett is making a retail comeback as the chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after his shock exit from Apple.Browett is understood to be taking the top job on...
Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

Good news: Jobless rate falls to 8.3 percent in Washington

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Seattle rainbow We often feel like we’re in a bubble covering the tech industry, a sector which has shown resilience and strength despite the troubles in the overall economy. But are things finally starting to turn around for the majority of Washingtonians? According to the state’s Employment Security Department, that...
Good news: Jobless rate falls to 8.3 percent in Washington

Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

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According to sources both inside and outside of Yahoo, outgoing interim CEO Ross Levinsohn — who lost the race for the company’s top job to Google exec Marissa Mayer — is unlikely to remain at the company. The board, who unanimously bypassed the media-focused exec to select a candidate...
Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Nokia this morning announced a major shakeup, acknowledging that “competitive industry dynamics” in the smartphone market are hurting its business more than previously expected. The company scaled back its financial forecasts, announced the departure of three top executives, and said it plans to reduce its workforce by up...
Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

John Sculley on Steve Jobs: 'I have tremendous admiration'

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While we wait for WWDC 2010 to open for business in just over three hours, spare a thought for former Apple CEO, John Sculley, who tells The Daily Beast all about how much he regrets firing Steve Jobs.Sculley still thinks their partnership could have worked -- if Jobs had been...
John Sculley on Steve Jobs: 'I have tremendous admiration'
Google CEO Larry Page talks Apple, self-driving cars, and scaling bigger
No. 1 U.S. job site Indeed.com acquired by Japan's Recruit Co.

Yahoo chief breaks company rules by sitting on two other boards

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Scott Thompson already under pressure for falsely claiming on his CV to have a computer science degreeYahoo's chief executive Scott Thompson is breaking the company's own rules on the number of boards its directors may sit on by having a director's seat on two other public companies, the Guardian has...
Yahoo chief breaks company rules by sitting on two other boards

Intel Actively Considering Candidates For CEO From Outside The Company

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Intel is showing how serious it is about tackling the big challenges it faces by actively considering outside candidates for the company's next CEO. If one of them is selected, it would be the first time the world's largest chip maker has gone with an outsider for its top job. Some...
Intel Actively Considering Candidates For CEO From Outside The Company

Who is Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo’s New Interim CEO?

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European Pressphoto AgencyRoss Levinsohn, who was named Yahoo interim Chief Executive In choosing Ross Levinsohn to become Yahoo Inc.'s interim chief executive, the company is focusing squarely on its need to protect its greatest asset: online-ad sales, which make up the bulk of its more than $4 billion in annual...
Who is Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo’s New Interim CEO?

Boot up: Cook v Ballmer, Google fails to stop iPhone, Google Now home?, and more

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Plus conspiracy theories charted, Microsoft's Windows numbers examined again, ancient computers still in harness, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe Reason Stick: The Conspiracy Theory Flowchart "THEY" Don't Want You To SeeHad enough government rhetoric? Tired of following the...
Boot up: Cook v Ballmer, Google fails to stop iPhone, Google Now home?, and more

Intel has a new CEO. Now what?

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Brian Krzanich's appointment to the top job may mean bigger chip manufacturing deals -- with Apple, for instance -- but watch closely for other, subtler shifts, too. [Read more]...
Intel has a new CEO. Now what?

Gordon Brown 'First Choice' for top job at IMF

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Gordon Brown 'First Choice' for top job at IMF

Pincus pursued Xbox chief for several months for Zynga CEO job, source says

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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus pursued Microsoft's Xbox chief for several months and had no other candidates in mind for the top job at the social games company, a source at Zynga said Monday....
Pincus pursued Xbox chief for several months for Zynga CEO job, source says

Content for cord cutters is going to get harder to find predicts industry executive

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While millions of cord cutters are eagerly awaiting their chance to subscribe to HBOGo, the CEO of the company that helps ensure that HBO’s over the top content looks good is skeptical about when that might happen. Darren Feher, the CEO of Conviva, thinks things will get worse for cord...
Content for cord cutters is going to get harder to find predicts industry executive
Why The Entire TV Industry Will Be Watching Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Gamble

Intel names current COO Brian Krzanich as new CEO, starts May 16th

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We've known when current Intel CEO Paul Otellini would be stepping down for some time now, and we now finally know who will be replacing him. The chipmaker announced today that Brian Krzanich, an Intel veteran of nearly 30 years, will assume the top job at the company at...
Intel names current COO Brian Krzanich as new CEO, starts May 16th

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Stock Under The First 37 Weeks Of Tim Cook Is Eerily Similar To Its First 37 Under Steve Jobs (AAPL)

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Check out this fascinating chart we put together based on something Fortune spotted. It compares Tim Cook's first 37 weeks as CEO of Apple with the first 37 weeks Steve Jobs was CEO of Apple when he returned to the company. Despite the fact that Apple was in a completely...
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Stock Under The First 37 Weeks Of Tim Cook Is Eerily Similar To Its First 37 Under Steve Jobs (AAPL)

Bill Gates regains title of world's richest person as Microsoft stock hits five-year high

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Bill Gates may be more philanthropic than ever since leaving the top job at Microsoft, but he still owns a ton of stock in the company, which today just so happened to close at a five-year high. As Bloomberg reports, that shift was finally enough to push Gates' net...
Bill Gates regains title of world's richest person as Microsoft stock hits five-year high
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