[credit provider=”UW Madison via YouTube ” url=”http://commencement.wisc.edu/video-bartz-spring-20120519AM.html”] Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was the keynote speaker at her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday.She spoke about what it was like to earn a computer science degree as a woman back in the 1970s, and offered a lot of advice […]
[credit provider=”Yahoo/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/yodelanecdotal/3941698678/”] Moments ago, activist Yahoo shareholder Eric Jackson tweeted:”Just heard Carol Bartz’s reaction to L’Affair Thompson by someone who talked to her: ‘By the way, I DO have a Computer Science degree.”
[credit provider=”PayPal” url=”https://www.paypal-media.com/executives”] Yahoo announced its new CEO, Scott Thompson, on Wednesday.Thompson was president of PayPal and he’ll be joining Yahoo tomorrow. He was lured with a payment package of up to $26 million.
[credit provider=”AP”] As 2011 draws to a close, we look back at the biggest departures of the year.In some cases, to pay tribute and bid a fond farewell.
Two former Yahoo CEOs were up for reelection as Cisco board members and despite their somewhat sullied reputations as of 2011, Cisco shareholders opted to keep them.
Cisco’s annual shareholder meeting is on Wednesday and 12 board members are up for re-election including two former Yahoo CEOs, Carol Bartz and Jerry Yang. Do shareholders want these two continuing to advise Cisco on its business?
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] There are a few ways to spot shady executive pay practices.For instance if a CEO earns much more than other CEOs in his peer group. Or if he earns much more than other executives at his company. Or if he is getting rich while the company stock […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Along with the broader market, Yahoo! has been sacked this week.It is now back to where it was trading in early October. Last week, Yahoo! was up more than 25% in the last month.
At this rate, there might not be anyone left to run Yahoo in the near future.
[credit provider=”AP”] Yahoo hired executive search firm Heidricks & Struggles to look for a new CEO, Kara Swisher of All Things D reports.That’s the exact same firm that helped Yahoo hire now departed CEO Carol Bartz. Swisher says Heidricks & Struggles have a different partner working on this search.
[credit provider=”Tinybanquet via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tinybanquet/2618329449/”] We found old photos of famous tech executives.recognise the woman on the right?
[credit provider=”AP “] HP’s former CEO Leo Apotheker is the latest high-profile executive to make an early exit. The truth is, CEOs aren’t sticking around as long as they used to. Research shows that the average tenure for a CEO is 6.6 years, compared to 8.1 years a decade ago. That figure dips […]
[credit provider=”AP”] The ouster of Carol Bartz certainly came quickly.While Yahoo watchers weren’t exactly surprised when the board fired their CEO, the abrupt timing of the move was a shock.
Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, who the company fired last Tuesday, has also left the board of directors.
[credit provider=”AP”] We first ran this post last year, when AOL and Yahoo had one of their perennial flirtations. Now they’re having another, and the same logic holds.The two struggling Internet giants of the 1990s, Yahoo and AOL, should merge.
Carol Bartz once told the New York Times that “people should understand that they will learn more from a bad manager than a good manager.”
Fired Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz did in fact have a non-disparagement clause in her termination contract, as we suspected.