Michael Abbott Joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers As Partner

Mike Abbott, former vice president of engineering at Twitter, has joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) as a partner on its digital team. Mr. Abbott led the building of innovative,...

HP Appoints Ralph Whitworth To Board of Directors

Ralph V. Whitworth, co-founder of Relational Investors, will joining the HP board of directors  effective immediately, HP has announced. The appointment expands the number of board members by one to 14. Whitworth...

Apple Appoints Former Genentech CEO Arthur Levinson Board Chairman

Apple has named Arthur D. Levinson, as the company’s non-executive chairman of the Board. Levinson has been a co-lead director of Apple’s board since 2005, and  has served on all three...

Now Robin Sloan Is Leaving Twitter

By Lisa Carlin Robin Sloan from Twitter’s media partnership team is the latest member to join the high profile exodus club of Twitter senior management. Sloan says, “I am finally a FULL-TIME...

Twitter Communications Head Sean Garrett Quits

By Sudarshana Banerjee “Twitter, like 463, is comprised of good people who have created a culture and a mission that I steadfastly believe in and want to advance,” Sean Garrett wrote a...

Seven Years Later, Zuckerberg To Visit Harvard ‘Officially’

By Sudarshana Banerjee Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg with the company’s vice president of Engineering  Mike Schroepfer in tow, will be visiting Harvard next week to recruit students for jobs and internships.  It...

Former DoubleClick CEO Joins 1stDibs.com

By Adam E. John David Rosenblatt  is joining 1stdibs, an online luxury marketplace, as chief executive officer. Rosenblatt was the CEO of DoubleClick in a previous avatar, where he spearheaded the company's...

HP Has A New CIO

By Adam E. John Craig Flower has been promoted to senior vice president and chief information officer with HP. Flower will be responsible for data management, application architecture, global business intelligence, sales,...

HP Creates New Global EVP Role, Hires John Hinshaw From Boeing

HP has appointed John Hinshaw to the newly created position of executive vice president of Global Technology and Business Processes. Hinshaw will join HP as a member of its executive council...

RealNetworks Hires Adobe’s Thomas Nielsen As CEO

  By Vikram Sethi RealNetworks has named Thomas Nielsen as its new president and chief executive officer. Nielsen, who will also become a member of its Board of Directors, starts at RealNetworks on...

Leonardo DiCaprio Is The Newest VC Boy

The Titanic heart throb is not just playing a venture capitalist on the New York City offices of mobli; he is an investor in the startup and has an advisory role....

Emerson Electric’s David Farr Elected To IBM Board

David N. Farr has been elected to be part of the IBM board. Mr. Farr, 56, is chairman and chief executive officer of Emerson Electric, a diversified global manufacturing and technology...

Meet The New IBM CEO: Virginia M. Rometty

The IBM board of directors has elected Virginia M. Rometty president and chief executive officer of the company, effective January 1, 2012. She will also start as a member of the...

‘Father Of iPod’ Makes Thermostats. Yes, Thermostats.

Tony Fadell's thermostats are unlike any other thermostat you may have ever seen. Mr. Fadell, who also answers to the moniker 'father of iPod', was instrumental in the development of the...

Steve Jobs Memorial Video Uploaded By Apple

Apple has uploaded a video of Steve Jobs’ memorial service held on October 19th with the Apple employees filmed live at the company’s Cupertino campus.  Condolence messages from over a million...