Some heavy hitters in the tech and media world have left their jobs or are about to. The reasons behind the exits vary, but struggles within SoftBank and startups it has backed are driving a number of prominent departures. In The Information’s latest batch of Free Agents, we profile some of these industry leaders who are making major transitions.
Not all the executives are necessarily looking to make an immediate move. Departing CEOs including IBM’s Ginni Rometty and LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner are staying on in an executive chair role, at least for the time being. Former Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff is an active investor and also has founded a new online publication in Los Angeles.