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, but he…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 25 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … growth in verticals including consumer packaged goods, retail, entertainment, auto, technology and telecommunications, financial services, travel and quick-serve restaurants. He is based in Pinterest’s headquarters in San Francisco, reporting to head of partner marketing Cat Lee. Prior to Walmart.com, Monahan was the co-founder of media and events…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 15 readers -
  • 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

    … exit from the company. Little tweeted about his future plans, or lack thereof: To those who’ve asked, no definite plans. Taking some time to reconnect with my roots in news at a time of big challenges and big opportunity. O’Brien reported that Little, who previously worked as a journalist with RTE, took on the role of managing director…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • London Calling, and Facebook Answers With 500 New Jobs

    … largest engineering base outside of the U.S., and that its recently introduced Workplace offering for businesses was developed in London. Facebook vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Nicola Mendelsohn said in a speech Monday to the Confederation of British Industry, as reported by Turner: Many of those new roles will be high-skilled…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … Derella. Noto will remain Twitter’s CFO until a replacement is named. CEO Jack Dorsey said in a release announcing the moves: Since joining Twitter in 2010, Adam has built an amazing team and a global business from the ground up. I’m grateful to Adam for everything he’s done for Twitter, and for his leadership and friendship over the years. I…

    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- 14 readers -
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