One of Jeff Bezos’ former technical advisers, Wei Gao, will join London virtual events startup Hopin as chief operating officer, adding to the executive exodus from Amazon. Gao was a 16-year veteran of Amazon before leaving the company last week, according to a report by CNBC . The executive had recently caught the eye of Bezos, who named her his technical adviser in 2018—a coveted role which...
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Linda Yaccarino May Have the Toughest CEO Job
Here’s a question: How long can someone stay as CEO of a company when the owner of that company is publicly repudiating what they’re saying? Take Linda Yaccarino, CEO of X, previously known as Twitter. On Wednesday, Elon Musk confirmed a report in The Information about layoffs at X’s election integrity team—Musk even went further than what we reported, saying the team was “gone.” Yet in an...
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