Eric Hippeau, CEO of The Huffington Post, is stepping down from Yahoo‘s board, AllThingsD’s Kara Swisher reports. He’ll be replaced by Akamai President and former digital adman David Kenny.This is important because Hippeau has been on Yahoo’s board since 1996, having been an early investor. Prior to joining Huffington Post, Hippeau was a Managing Partner at Softbank Capital, a big venture firm, where he’s still “Special Partner”.
Apparently, Hippeau just felt like it was time to move on after all these years.
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