Revolving Door

  • LinkedIn’s Kevin Scott Named CTO at Microsoft

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 24, 2017 - 2:55 PM LinkedIn senior vice president of Infrastructure Kevin Scott was promoted to chief technology officer at parent company Microsoft. Microsoft announced its acquisition of the professional network last June, and the transaction officially closed last December. Scott will continue in his role…

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  • Snapchat Snaps Up Ex-Timehop CEO Jonathan Wegener

    … By David Cohen on Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:55 PM Jonathan Wegener, who left the CEO post at social photo application Timehop last week, hopped over to a product position at Snapchat. Snap Inc. and Wegener confirmed the move to Peter Kafka of Recode. Wegener addressed his departure from Timehop in a Facebook post (embedded below) Wednesday…

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  • Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe Steps Down; Will Lead PC VR Group

    … Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe announced that he will relinquish the top job but stay on to lead the Facebook-owned virtual reality company’s PC VR group. Iribe said in a blog post that recent hire Jon Thomason will lead the mobile VR group at Oculus, and he, Thomason and Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer will team up to find…

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  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … Pinterest went shopping at Walmart.com and came away with a new head of vertical strategy. Brian Monahan joined the social network in that role, after serving as head of marketing for the retail giant’s online presence. Monahan is tasked with developing and managing marketing programs to increase awareness, enhance adoption and drive revenue…

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  • Sales VP Richard Alfonsi Leaves Twitter for Stripe

    … team and reporting to chief operating officer Claire Hughes Johnson, Jason Del Ray of Recode reported. According to Del Ray, vp of sales Matt Derella will now handle all advertisers, reporting to COO Anthony Noto. Readers: Who’s next? I have some news: After an amazing 4.5+ years at Twitter, I'm thrilled to share I’ll be joining @Stripe to head Global Revenue & Growth. — Richard Alfonsi (@ralfonsi) December 2, 2016…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Twitter Dublin Managing Director Mark Little Steps Down

    … Mark Little, managing director of Twitter Dublin and vice president of media for Europe and Africa, is the latest Twitter executive to pass through the revolving door. Little told Ciara O’Brien of The Irish Times: For several months, Twitter has been considering changes to its media partnerships team, which I led in Europe. In October…

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  • London Calling, and Facebook Answers With 500 New Jobs

    … There will be no Brexit for Facebook, as the social network announced plans to boost its staff in London by 50 percent. Giles Turner of Bloomberg reported that the social network will increase its headcount in London to 1,500 from 1,000 as it moves to new headquarters in the city next year, adding that the U.K. is home to the company’s…

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  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … live content business and take over revenue-generating segments including global ad sales, data, revenue products and mobile ad exchange MoPub, as well as global partnerships and business development. Twitter said the current leadership team overseeing those areas will report to Noto, including vice president of global revenue and operations Matt…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Yet Another Overseas Executive Departs Twitter

    … Twitter’s overseas operations took yet another hit, as managing director of Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East and North Africa Parminder Singh is leaving the company. Earlier this week, vice president of media for the Asia-Pacific region, Middle East and North Africa Rishi Jaitly made a similar announcement. Singh announced his move…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 13 readers -
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