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Larry Ellison's exit as Oracle CEO signals Silicon Valley shift - SFGate
"Larry Ellison stepped down as CEO of @Oracle partly to reward the new co-CEOs, Mark Hurd & Safra Katz, @Recode reports; the move was also done to set Oracle 'on a course for long-term stability' by keeping Hurd & Katz, who have reportedly both been approached about jobs outside of Oracle, w/ the company." http://recode.net/2014/09/19/oracles-management-shift-was-designed-to-retain-new-ceos/ +!+!+ https://twitter.com/benioff/status/512732202920972288 ‏@Benioff "There always has been, & always will be, one ceo at Oracle. "All sw & hw engineering functions will continue to report to @larryellison." + nobody can take away the leadership and founder title. + http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_Ellison + and he is 70 already, so he basically is just weaning himself off day-to-day operations. +!+!+ 'but is the Co-CEO move actually sensible considering the whole picture of Oracle?' - bit.ly/1p57uvJ + bit.ly/XyRc6N
larryellison  Larry  Ellison  Oracle  Leadership  CEO  Founders  Co-Founder  co-founders 
september 2014 by asterisk2a
VC Stewart Alsop: How I pissed off Steve Jobs - YouTube
Steve Job's last big gig was designing and figuring out the Apple TV, where TV is an app and the Device, what is known as TV is a super-size iMac. A Personal Computer. Plus they probably will make the iPad and Apple TV / iTV connect to each other so you can use the iPas and iPhone as 2nd Screen and do social media and surfing and sharing while watching TV. // Google acquisition of Nest Lab is also talent acquisition - Tony Fadell - a former Apple Execs. But he is a Product Guy and those are valuable, and Apple competed with Google for Nest Labs and thus Tony Fadell. Larry Page needs Fadell to improve Google's product line and future products and teach other Googlers 'product development, management and how to think about it correctly.' >> Android, Nexus, Google Chrome, Google Glasses, Google Car, Google ChromeCast. The big things that bring in the money. // // bn dollar companies have an asshole at their helm, that one that steps on people to get his way, get things done, rolling.
Google  Apple  Nest  Labs  design  designer  Steve  Jobs  history  Personal  Computer  PC  Microsoft  Kickstarter  Apple  TV  TiVo  Larry  Page  Product  Guy  Power  does  Corrupt  Product  Google  Glasses  Nexus  Android  Google  Chrome  Google  ChromeCast  Google  Car  Amazon  AWS  jeffbezos  Palm  larryellison  markzuckerberg  Ev  Williams  Twitter  Facebook  IBM  Personal  Product  Sonos  Tesla  iPhone 
march 2014 by asterisk2a
Staatsanwaltschaft erließ Haftbefehl gegen Hoeneß - SPIEGEL ONLINE
Am Dienstagabend meldete sich am Rande seines Saarland-Besuchs auch Joachim Gauck zu den Vorwürfen gegen Hoeneß zu Wort: Gegenüber dem Saarländischen Rundfunk sagte der Bundespräsident, er werde "keine moralische Verurteilung vornehmen." Sein Interesse sei vielmehr, "dass wir aus solchen Fällen lernen und begreifen: Zu einer funktionierenden Demokratie gehört die Bereitschaft aller, etwas dazu beizutragen. Wir können nicht wählen, ob wir Steuern zahlen, jedenfalls nicht legal." Es gehöre "zur Verantwortung eines mündigen Bürgers, Pflichten zu akzeptieren", so Gauck weiter. "Es gehört zu einer gewachsenen Bürgerkultur, dass wir uns mitverantwortlich fühlen. Dieses Element der Mitverantwortung sollte jeder im Kopf haben, der manchmal über zu hohe Steuern stöhnt." Gauck äußerte sich auch zur Vorbildfunktion von Uli Hoeneß und sagte, Menschen seien nicht fehlerfrei, aber bei Personen, die im Fokus stünden, fielen "Fehler ganz besonders auf". Gauck fügte hinzu: "Wenn Vorbilder ihren Vorbi
billgates  role  model  taxation  moral  society  ethics  civic  culture  markzuckerberg  taxevasion  JoachimGauck  larryellison  Uli  Hoeness  democracy  warrenbuffet  culture  responsibility 
april 2013 by asterisk2a
The Importance of Benevolent Dictators
I believe that groups coming together to make tough decisions driven by consensus tend to make poor decisions. [...] It’s hard being a leader. By definition leaders make hard choices given incomplete information. And by tough decisions I mean it is clear that some people’s views will end up on one side of the fence and others will end up on the other side. But you need conviction. [...] Leaders need to be respected, not loved. [...] Decision makers. Visionaries. Leaders. Chart their own course against the constant chorus of second guessers. [...] Don’t get me wrong. I am not saying that you should make decisions without other people’s input. My motto is “always triangulate.” >> http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2013/03/10/consequences-and-the-decisions-we-make-or-dont/
larryellison  billgates  stevejobs  leadership  Apple  markzuckerberg  decision  making  management  start-ups 
march 2013 by asterisk2a
O'Brien: After 32 years, Ellison just getting started - San Jose Mercury News
At age 65, after 32 years on the job, Ellison looks like a man just getting started. His ambitions have become larger. Even the risks he is taking are getting more daring.
larryellison  oracle  sun  leadership  ambition  technology 
october 2009 by asterisk2a

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