Posts tagged “Management/Leadership”
Metabolon names new exec; Rocky Mount getting new Internet service? Google fiber on Raleigh city agenda
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Metabolon names new chief commercial officer; Rocky Mount and Suddenlink to offer next gen Internet; how many angel investors are too many?; Google fiber on Raleigh city agenda.
Now here's an unusual research finding: chief financial officers who pen large signatures on corporate financial statements are "More willing to exploit others and bend the truth in their favor." So says a working paper from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business co-authored by two University of North Carolina professors.
The Broadband Report: After seven years, Gail Roper will be leaving her post this week as Chief Information Officer for the City of Raleigh and heading to Florida to work for a real estate company along the Gulf Coast. We recently talked with her about her accomplishments in the capital city, the future of broadband connectivity throughout North Carolina, and why she has every reason these days to snap her fingers to Pharrell Williams' hit song, Happy.
Red Hat (NYSE:RHT) CEO Jim Whitehurst is getting a $100,000 raise, which boosts his salary from $900,000 to $1 million as of June 1, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Broadband Report: FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler delivered a thought-provoking address on the importance of broadband in today's world last week at the annual Broadband Communities Summit in Austin, Texas.
NeoNova's continued growth and record-setting year in 2014 has the Raleigh-based company booming with innovation and opportunities. NeoNova's general manager of cloud services and vice president of sales and marketing took a few minutes to talk about the company's momentum and how the cloud in concert with high-speed internet is helping the company blossom in the Triangle.
FCC changes broadband definition, rakes in $45 billion in wireless auction; Your broadband probably isn't broadband; Google vs. traditional media; Bill Gates is worried about AI
In today's Bulldog wrap up of technology and life science news: FCC approves significant change to the definition of broadband while also raising a record-breaking $44.9 billion in a wireless spectrum auction that officially ended Thursday; tons of internet customers woke up today probably not with broadband internet at home anymore; New report says Google now surpasses traditional media as a trusted source for news; and Bill Gates tells Reddit that he's worried about AI.
Christopher A. Viehbacher, CEO of Sanofi, and Alan Mulally, former CEO of Ford Motor Company, will join six other top executives on Thursday to discuss the secrets of successful transformation at the annual conference in Raleigh.
Vivek Wadhwa: Experts excel in looking backwards, protecting their turf, and saying what their clients want to hear. Their short-term predictions are sometimes right, but they are almost always wrong in forecasting any more-distant future.
The Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster has approved a new two-year strategic plan to accelerate the region's cleantech economy and formed a 22-member advisory council to advise and implement it.
J. Keith Mularski's world has expanded greatly since he stopped selling discount furniture to join the FBI in 1998. Since then, the supervisory special agent has been recognized as a foremost expert on cybercrime.
The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.
Renowned physician Dr. Russell Greenfield - a regular contributor to The Dr. Oz Show and an author - has been named the new medical director for PurThread in North Carolina.
The Cary-based company has raised a total of $7 million this month and has earmarked the equity to accelerate business growth and open a new global headquarters out west.