Microsoft has hired Manik Gupta, Uber’s former chief product officer, to oversee a new consumer version of the company’s Teams messaging and videoconferencing software. In an internal email, Micrososft corporate vice president Jeff Teper said that Gupta will start at Microsoft at the end of August as a corporate vice president for Teams Consumer, Skype and GroupMe. Gupta, who was also a...
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Meta Rehires Partnerships Executive After Vowing to Shrink Management
Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg’ effort to cut back on middle managers isn’t stopping the company hiring more middle managers. Meta has re-hired a veteran manager, Nick Grudin, to oversee its relationships with media companies and other creators, just seven months after Grudin quit to join Dapper Labs, an NFT startup. Grudin will resume his old job, reporting to his previous boss...
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