Posts tagged “Management/Leadership”

August 1, 2016

Premium Lock Companies know digital disruption is coming, few prepared

Digital disruption coming, few prepared Even though chief strategy officers globally know that digital disruption will reshape their industries, few are ready for the change, according to a survey by Accenture. In a decade, 75 percent of today's leading industry players will be gone.

Updated September 21, 2015

Premium Lock NeoNova names COO and CTO

Chris Beatso NeoNova, which sells cloud-based technologies, promotes two veteran executives.

Updated September 11, 2015

Premium Lock Innovate Raleigh's focus on diversity: starting points

Nzinga Shaw, Atlanta Hawks chief diversity officer Atlanta Hawks Chief Diversity Officer Nzinga Shaw shares experiences and lessons that led to a career promoting inclusion at Innovate Raleigh Thursday.

July 7, 2015

Premium Lock Metabolon names new exec; Rocky Mount getting new Internet service? Google fiber on Raleigh city agenda

Bulldog 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.

Updated July 6, 2015

Premium Lock Large CFO signatures a warning sign?

Robert H. Smith School of Business 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.

Updated June 1, 2015

Premium Lock Departing Raleigh CIO Gail Roper leaves high-speed legacy in Triangle

Gail Roper 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.

Updated May 26, 2015

Premium Lock Red Hat boosts CEO salary to $1M

Jim Whitehurst    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.

Updated April 20, 2015

Premium Lock 'Fast, fair and open:' FCC Chairman lays out his big picture for broadband

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.

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January 30, 2015

Premium Lock Exclusive: 10 minutes with NeoNova's Chris Benyo

Chris Benyo 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.

January 30, 2015

Premium Lock 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

Bulldog Bulletin 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.

October 27, 2014

Premium Lock NC CEO Forum attracts world-class leaders for annual event

NC CEO Forum 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.

August 25, 2014

Premium Lock Former IBM chief John Akers dies at 79

Dec. 28, 1934 - Aug. 22, 2014 John Akers, chief executive officer for IBM during the 80s and early 90s, died Friday. He was 79 years old.

August 6, 2014

Premium Lock Sprint names new CEO after dropping T-Mobile bid

Sprint CEO Sprint's new owner is replacing its longtime CEO after dropping its bid for rival wireless carrier T-Mobile US.

August 5, 2014

Premium Lock Larry Blue named COO at Bell and Howell

Larry Blue The former COO at RF Technologies and years of experience in start-up, growth and turnaround environments takes over at the Durham-based communications and commerce firm.

August 5, 2014

Premium Lock Why we should believe the dreamers - not the experts

Vivek Wadhwa 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.

Updated July 29, 2014

Premium Lock RTCC has a plan, new advisory board for cleantech in North Carolina

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.

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July 21, 2014

Premium Lock BlackBerry taps Marty Beard as new COO

BlackBerry BlackBerry on Monday named the former chief executive of LiveOps, Inc. as the new chief operating officer of the struggling Canadian company.

July 14, 2014

Premium Lock Raleigh attorney Gary Joyner named RTRP chairman

Gary Joyner The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP) has elected Gary K. Joyner as its chair for the next two years.

July 14, 2014

Premium Lock FBI cyber expert is ex-discount furniture salesman

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.

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May 9, 2014

Premium Lock New leadership provides growth spurt at Gentris

The management shifts at the RTP-based company over the past eight months are helping the firm grow to new levels.

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