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    1. Cyber Security And The Danger Of Ostriches In The Boardroom

      Cyber Security And The Danger Of Ostriches In The Boardroom

      A worldwide survey of almost 10,000 executives and IT directors in 154 countries reveals that global corporate security budgets have fallen at a time when cybersecurity breaches are rising dramatically. Of even greater concern is the fact that corporate boardrooms seem determined to adopt ostrich-like behaviour and ignore the problem. PwC's [...]

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    2. GoPro's Nick Woodman On Life As Head Of A Public Company And Microsoft's 'Mistake'

      GoPro's Nick Woodman On Life As Head Of A Public Company And Microsoft's 'Mistake'

      Since the last time we spoke with GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman, some things have changed. Over the last year and half, he’s cut out a lot of the “dude’s” from everyday conversation, had another kid and led his company through one of the most successful initial public offerings of 2014. Speaking after his company’s first earnings report as a public company–which investors’ didn’t enjoy particularly much–Woodman discussed the “fun” associated with leading an 800-person hardware firm that’s now listed on the Nasdaq. 

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    3. Today's Dominant Economic Power Elite Are Bankers, Private Equity and Hedge Fund Super-Rich

      Today's Dominant Economic Power Elite Are Bankers, Private Equity and Hedge Fund Super-Rich

      C. Wright Mills' 1956 classic work, "The Power Elite" only mentions "investment banker"one time, never refers to " Wall Street," talks about Wealth as a measure of personal freedom, but mentions "millionaire" only once and never "billionaire." In the 1950s the Power Elite were CEOs of old industrial [...]

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    4. Amazon Board Now 30% Women With Election Of Former Mtv Ceo Judy McGrath

      Amazon Board Now 30% Women With Election Of Former Mtv Ceo Judy McGrath

      Amazon.com elected former MTV CEO Judy McGrath to its board on Friday, making her the third woman out of 10 current directors to sit alongside CEO and Chairman Jeff Bezos.

      McGrath, 62, spent 30 years at MTV, assuming the top role in 2004 where she oversaw the company’s flagship music television station as well as channels Nickelodeon and Comedy Central. She stepped down from her role in 2011 after 30 years at the company and now serves as president of Astronauts Wanted * No experience necessary, her multimedia joint venture with SonyMusic Entertainment.

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    5. When Directors (Like Gregory Maffei) Serve on Too Many Boards

      When Directors (Like Gregory Maffei) Serve on Too Many Boards

      This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of BoardProspects.com. I was thinking of asking Gregory Maffei to join my board of directors, but I’m afraid he might say yes. Maffei is the highly-regarded chief executive of Liberty Media Corporation, a publicly-traded media and entertainment conglomerate that owns interests [...]

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    6. Connecting Shareholders And Boards In The 21st Century

      Connecting Shareholders And Boards In The 21st Century

      Companies not talking to customers? School teachers not talking to parents? Management not talking to employees? Ridiculous! We know these statements aren’t true because each one contains a claim that contradicts a fundamental relationship necessary for the institutions’ survival. In this age of transparency and electronic communications, it was distressing to [...]

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    7. World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers & Traders

      World’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers & Traders

      Net worth: $20 billion At 77, Icahn enjoyed another strong run in 2012, beating the U.S. stock market and most hedge fund managers. The investment pool he manages for himself and his employees returned more than 20% in 2012, thanks to bets on Hain Celestial Group and CVR Energy. Icahn, who was born in Brooklyn and grew up in Queens, returned his hedge fund’s outside money in 2011. Separately ...

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