Jeff Weiner gave up his job as the chief executive of LinkedIn, a Microsoft company, earlier this week. He will occupy the office of the executive chairman. I have known Jeff in a professional capacity for a while — he was the guy leading some interesting changes at Yahoo, back when Yahoo was a thing. As someone who … Continue reading Jeff Weiner, the Next Disney CEO?
About eight years ago, I woke up from my surgery, groggy and hazy. The beeps from machines sounded distant. The voices from the corridor outside the small private section of the intensive care unit at the UCSF were muted. I could hear the heavy rain against the window. I was thirsty. And yet all I … Continue reading Bernie’s Day
Sean Gourley, who cofounded Quid is one of my favorite people and we often catch up for a coffee and an unstructured conversations about virtually anything, though often it is about data and its role in our contemporary lives. Yesterday, however we met to commiserate about the respective spankings our cricket teams received at the … Continue reading LinkedIn & Zynga & a tale of two hired guns