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1. 2018-02-09 Uber to pay Waymo $245 million to settle self-driving secrets case Uber
C. 2017-12-28 Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets 74% bonus boost after earnings rebound Apple
2017-11-03 Tim Cook, faithful throngs gleefully greet Apple’s iPhone X Apple Store, Palo Alto
E. 2017-09-12 iPhone X, other products released by Apple Apple
5. 2017-08-29 Uber officially names Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO Uber
6. 2017-08-27 Uber selects Expedia chief Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO Uber
H. 2017-08-22 Chevron CEO John Watson will step down Chevron
I. 2017-08-07 Google CEO slams memo on gender as employee fired Google
9. 2017-07-28 Elon Musk hands over the 1st Tesla Model 3s Tesla, Fremont

iPhone X, other products released by Apple  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about the new iPhone X during a media event at Apple's new headquarters in Cupertino Uber selects Expedia chief Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO Chevron CEO John Watson will step down Google CEO slams memo on gender as employee fired  A memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online Elon Musk hands over the 1st Tesla Model 3s Map of Tesla Fremont  Fremont: A stylish electric sedan priced for the middle class arrived Friday night when CEO Elon Musk handed over the first 30 Model 3s to their new owners Tim Westergren plans to step down as Pandora CEO. Oakland CEO Kalanick takes leave as harsh workplace report lands. Uber PG&E plugs fast-rising executive Geisha Williams into CEO role Rapper Will.i.am kicks off Dreamforce keynote. South of Market Wells Fargo CEO gives up some pay as Labor Dept. starts probe Apple unveils new iPhone 7, wireless AirPods at event in San Francisco. SF Downtown Yahoo, Verizon set to announce $4.8 billion deal
Uber to pay Waymo $245 million to settle self-driving secrets case  Waymo and Uber settled their blockbuster trade-secrets lawsuit Friday, with Uber’s new CEO expressing regret about his company’s actions Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets 74% bonus boost after earnings rebound Tim Cook, faithful throngs gleefully greet Apple’s iPhone X Map of Apple Store Palo Alto

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year 2017 Top ^

  Palo Alto: At the Palo Alto Apple Store, a large crowd cheered and applauded as Apple CEO Tim Cook greeted them
Aug.29  Uber officially names Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO

July 2017 ... more > Top ^

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.11  NY Times sources say Uber discussing leave for CEO

April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.29  Google CEO made nearly $200 million last year
Apr.18  Zuckerberg addresses Facebook Live shooting at F8 Conference

February 2017 ... more > Top ^
Feb.21  Uber CEO admits mistakes, vows reform following sexual harassment claims
Feb.2  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick quits Trump advisory council

January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.29  Airbnb is offering free housing to banned passengers

year 2016 Top ^

  An agreement to sell core Internet business like Yahoo News, Flickr and Tumblr would mark the conclusion of a tough four years for CEO Mayer

Jun.22  Musk to combine Tesla with SolarCity
  Google: Tony Fadell stepped down. His replacement, Marwan Fawaz, has experience selling divisions of tech companies, sparking speculation of a sale
May.25  Richest person in California now Mark Zuckerberg May.18  Facebook's CEO meets with conservatives on reported bias May.9  Lending Club ousts CEO, stock plunges 35 percent Apr.29   Cypress Semiconductor founder T.J. Rodgers steps down as CEO  San Jose: T.J. Rodgers, chip-industry legend and one of the more outspoken tech leaders in Silicon Valley, is stepping down as chief executive Apr.1 Tesla has 115,000 reservations for new Model 3   Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed the Model 3, an electric vehicle for the masses, Thursday night in Southern California Mar.12   Dolby opens 16-story art-filled S.F. headquarters Map of Market Street San Francisco
  SF Downtown: The new headquarters gave the company 'an opportunity to create a building that reflects who we are and what we do,' said CEO Kevin Yeaman
Mar.1  Zynga names new CEO Feb.27 Zuckerberg to Facebook employees: Stop replacing 'Black lives matter' Feb.11 Pandora CEO declines comment on sale report, shares recede  Oakland: Pandora Media's stock retreated in after-hours trading after the Internet radio giant's fourth-quarter earnings fell short of expectations Jan.4 49ers CEO Jed York wants coach who 'can win Super Bowls'   Santa Clara: York admitted Monday that he was humbled after a 5-11 season that forced the firing of first-year coach Jim Tomsula

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.1 Zuckerberg welcomes baby, to give up 99% of shares  Facebook: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the birth of his daughter — and his long-term plan to give away nearly all of his Facebook shares Oct.13  Twitter lays off 336 employees upon Dorsey’s return as CEO Sep.30  Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey expected to be named CEO Sep.27 Modi highlights India's economic prowess in Q&A with Zuckerberg  Facebook: When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat down with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Sep.7   Son of a former 49ers CEO died in boat collision
  Michael Harris, the son of Peter Harris died early Sunday morning in a boat collision off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California
Jul.31  Facebook CEO Zuckerberg and wife expecting a baby Jul.2 Intel President Renee James ends 28-year career with chip giant
  James, an Intel veteran and its highest ranking female executive, was appointed president the same day that Krzanich became CEO two years ago
Jun.11 Dick Costolo steps down as Twitter CEO, Dorsey in as interim Jun.9 Musk says Model X SUV will be delivered in 3-4 months
  Mountain View: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that the company expects to start deliveries of its new SUV, the Model X, in three or four months
Jun.1   NetApp CEO departs
  Sunnyvale: Tom Georgens would be replaced at the helm of the data-storage company. George Kurian, the ex-VP for product operations, was named the CEO
May.4  Carly Fiorina launched her presidential campaign May.2 David Goldberg, prominent tech executive, dies at 47
  Palo Alto: David Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg, died suddenly on Friday night. He was 47
Apr.8 Zynga CEO Don Mattrick leaves, founder Mark Pincus returns. San Francisco Apr.2 Stock split could cost Google more than $500M
  An unorthodox stock split designed to ensure CEO Larry Page and co-founder Sergey Brin retain control of the Internet’s most profitable company
Mar.7 49ers CEO: I think we'll figure out a way to keep Frank Gore  Asked about the possibility of keeping running back Frank Gore, Jed York said, 'I think we'll figure out a way. That's my feeling' Feb.20   Netflix CEO donates $2 million to charter schools  Founder and CEO Reed Hastings will donate $2 million to Rocketship Education, a Palo Alto-based network of charter schools Jan.15 Intel produces record sales in first full year under Krzanich
  Intel boosted sales by 6 percent in 2014, the first full year with CEO Brian Krzanich leading the Santa Clara chipmaker

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.25 Infoblox names former Cisco exec CEO, shares surge
  Santa Clara: The company revealed that Jesper Andersen will take over for Robert Thomas, who announced in May that he would step down
Nov.10 Juniper Networks CEO leaves
  Sunnyvale: Juniper Networks makes its second sudden and mysterious CEO change in a year, dumping Shaygan Kheradpir for longtime employee Rami Rahim
Nov.4 Jive Software CEO Tony Zingale steps down
  Palo Alto: Zingale announced his retirement from the helm of the Palo Alto company, while also detailing another quarter of improved financial performance
Nov.3   Fremont CEO arrested in worker's death
  SFO: 3 years after a day laborer was crushed to death by a dirt wall at a construction site, Richard Liu, 52, was arrested at the airport
Oct.30 Yahoo hires former Amazon executive
  Lisa Utzschneider, a former Amazon vice president of global advertising sales, will report to CEO, to lead its ad efforts in North and South America
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay   Giants CEO Baer showed World Series troph to fans
  Pac Bell Park: Larry Baer showed it off to adoring fans, who gathered before the crack of dawn at AT&T Park Thursday morning to welcome the returning champions Oct.21  Yahoo beats Wall Street’s sales estimates Oct.6 HP officially confirms it will split up CEO Jed York denies reports that Harbaugh won't return  49ers: San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York addressed reports Monday regarding coach Jim Harbaugh's job status after this season Sep.12  Salesforce giving $5 million to schools Jun.13 Nextdoor CEO convicted of misdemeanor hit-run
  San Francisco: Nirav Tolia, 42, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor hit-and-run for fleeing a crash on Highway 101 in Brisbane that left a woman injured
Jun.9 Netflix CEO Hastings keeps chairman's job, too  Netflix founder Reed Hastings survived another attempt to take away his job as chairman of the board Jun.4 GoPro snags ex-Skype CEO  San Mateo: GoPro brings in Tony Bates to help develop San Mateo company's media ambitions while in a crowded IPO pipeline May.30 Infoblox CEO steps down, stock plummets
  Santa Clara: Network-security company Infoblox announced the departure of Robert Thomas along with disappointing financial results
Apr.30   Apple v. Samsung: jury sends queries about Steve Jobs  A federal jury did not reach a verdict, but it sent several notes seeking more evidence, including what late CEO Steve Jobs may have said Apr.4 PG&E CEO addresses federal indictment
  PG&E has produced a feel-good television ad, but victims of the San Bruno explosion accuse the company of hiding behind a public relations campaign
Apr.3 Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns. Mountain View Mar.24 Mozilla names Brendan Eich CEO
  Mountain View: Maker of the Firefox web browser, named its current chief technology officer as CEO. He co-founded the mozilla.org project in 1998
Mar.14 Virgin to stop service at Mineta San Jose Airport  SJC: Virgin America made a lot of noise with its celebrity CEO when it moved into Mineta San Jose International Airport less than a year ago Mar.3 Gilead Sciences CEO joins billionaires' ranks. Foster City Feb.24 eBay, Carl Icahn drop gloves in PayPal fight Feb.21  Harbaugh nearly traded from 49ers to Browns, according to report Feb.4 Google awards $106M in stock, cash to Schmidt  Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is getting paid a lot more than he did when he was running the Internet company Jan.16  1 million iPhones pre-ordered through China Mobile

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.2 Bill Watkins named CEO of Imergy Power Systems
  Fremont: Bill Watkins made a name for himself in Silicon Valley as the CEO of hard-drive maker Seagate and then LED start-up Bridgelux
Nov.20 Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg leans into gender bias  South of Market: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (L) participates in a conversation with Salesforce chairman and CEO Marc Benioff (R) at the Dreamforce conference Oct.17 Implant company CEO convicted of insurance fraud
  San Jose: Trudy Maurer, 68, was convicted of overcharging the county and San Jose for workers' compensation reimbursements
Oct.16 EBay CEO cites 'uncertainty' for weak 4Q outlook  eBay: The growth rate of e-commerce in the U.S. is slowing as it delivered a weaker-than-expected profit and revenue outlook for the current quart...  Cupertino City Council approves new Apple campus Oct.11 Zuckerberg buys four homes next to his property. Palo Alto Oct.1 Cisco CEO Chambers' pay rises to $21 million  John Chambers received in compensation for the fiscal year ended in July almost twice the amount from the previous period Sep.27 Wilson confronts Giants CEO over World Series ring Sep.20 iPhone release: Apple CEO Tim Cook greets fans  Palo Alto: For the first time ever, Apple released 2 iPhones simultaneously, but fans did not get double the choice, as a shortage kept supplies low in stores Sep.17 EA stays in-house with new CEO. Redwood City Sep.12 Yahoo grows to 800 million monthly users, 350 million on mobile, CEO says  Traffic to Yahoo has just passed 800 million monthly active users, including about 350 million from mobile devices, CEO Marissa Mayer said Sep.11 Pandora names ex-aQuantive head McAndrews as CEO. Oakland Aug.21 Facebook aims to get the world online Aug.13 Three top execs leave in Zynga management shakeup
  San Francisco: Chief Operations Officer David Ko, CTO Cadir Lee and Chief People Officer Colleen McCreary were leaving in new CEO Mattrick’s first major move
Jul.23 Polycom, Juniper announce CEO departures
  San Jose: Polycom's Andrew Miller had resigned after an audit showed irregularities in his expenses. Juniper Networks' Kevin Johnson is retiring
Jul.16  Yahoo's 2Q earnings rise 46 pct, revenue sinks Jul.1 Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post. San Francisco May.17 Report: Yahoo nearing $1.1B acquisition of Tumblr
  Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and ads
May.2 Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker's next CEO Apr.26 Facebook CEO reaped $2.3B gain on stock options Mar.18 Electronic Arts CEO steps down. Redwood City Mar.7 Pandora CEO Kennedy to step down  Oakland: Pandora Media Inc. Chief Executive Joseph Kennedy is stepping down. Shares jumped $2.23, or 19 percent, to $13.96 on the news Feb.27   Oracle's Larry Ellison buys small Hawaii airline
  Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison bought a small Hawaii airline Tuesday, less than a year after he bought most of the Hawaiian island of Lanai
Feb.25   CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on telecommuting sparks a firestorm  Yahoo: The decision to order telecommuting employees back to the office has sparked a passionate debate Feb.12 Zuckerberg named 2nd most charitable American  Facebook: Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan were named the second most generous Americans last year Jan.15 Facebook announces new search feature Jan.3  Safeway CEO Steve Burd to retire

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.18 Facebook CEO Zuckerberg donating $500M in stock
Nov.19 Intel CEO Paul Otellini to retire in May Nov.5 Kaiser names Bernard Tyson as next CEO  Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan has tapped its current president and COO, to become CEO of the health care organization Oct.30 Sybase CEO leaving SAP
  Dublin: SAP AG is losing John Chen, a top executive from Sybase Inc., after fully integrating the maker of mobile applications
Oct.24  Charles Scharf is new Visa CEO Oct.4  Kaiser CEO George Halvorson to retire Oct.2 Larry Ellison: Oracle focused on cloud offerings Map of acquisition San Francisco
  San Francisco: CEO intends to drive growth at the software maker by promoting its current suite of cloud computing products and not through an acquisition
Oct.1 CEO Marissa Mayer gave birth to a boy. Yahoo  Oracle Open World conference starts in SF Sep.11 Zuckerberg: Stock performance disappointing. San Francisco Aug.9 CEO mulling possible changes in strategy  Yahoo: Marissa Mayer, may revise the Internet company's plan to pay shareholders billions of dollars from an anticipated windfall later this year Jul.25  Symantec shares up 14% after ousting CEO Jul.17 Yahoo's 2Q earnings, revenue remain flat
  Yahoo turned in another lackluster performance in the second quarter. The results underscore the challenges facing Yahoo's newly hired CEO Marissa Mayer
May.22 Google officially acquires Motorola, names new CEO  Motorola Chief Executive Sanjay Jha has stepped aside and been succeeded by Dennis Woodside, former president of Google's Americas region Apr.25  Google brass in asteroid venture Apr.18  Google CEO Larry Page denies improper use of Java Feb.11 CEO of Diamond Foods summarily ousted  San Francisco: Michael Mendes was summarily ousted, along with the company's chief financial officer, in the wake of an internal audit Feb.4  Micron CEO dies in plane crash in Idaho Jan.16 J. York giving away 49er tickets on Twitter
. 49ers Jan.6 Yahoo's new CEO gets $26 million welcome Jan.4 Yahoo names PayPal exec as CEO  Yahoo Inc. has named Scott Thompson, president of eBay Inc.'s PayPal division, as its new CEO

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.30   Letter airs harassment claims against Hurd
  HP: Former HP CEO Mark Hurd's efforts to impress an HP event hostess included showing her his checking-account balance holding over $1 million Dec.28 Solazyme CEO resigns
. South SF Nov.21  Revenue falls 3%; profit plunges 91% Nov.9 Profits fall, but beat expectations  Cisco: Despite an 8 percent drop in quarterly profit CEO Chambers appeared to be making progress in his turnaround effort, reporting an increase in sales Oct.27  HP will keep personal computer unit Oct.12 Solyndra CEO Brian Harrison steps down  Fremont: Harrison, who refused to answer questions from Congress about his solar startup's high-profile bankruptcy, has left the company Sep.29  Fired CEO departs with more than $13M Sep.23  Georgiadis, Groupon CEO, rejoins Google Sep.22 Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO  Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is replacing a CEO who spent just 11 months on the job with stock dropped almost 50 percent during that time Sep.6 eBay hires ex-Thomson Reuters exec
  Online auction giant it hired Devin Wenig, formerly CEO of Thomson Reuters Markets, as president of its global Marketplaces business unit
Yahoo fires CEO Bartz
  Yahoo's chief executive Carol Bartz has been fired by the internet company after two-and-a-half years in the top job.    Bartz was removed by the board of directors, effective immediately. Tim Morse, chief financial officer, will take ...
Aug.26   Hurd, Ellison pay valued at more than $77M
  Oracle: The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. was negotiating a multiyear contract that size last year when an ethical scandal erupted
Aug.25  AMD's new CEO from Lenovo Aug.8  PG&E names Anthony F. Earley Jr. as CEO Jun.23 Netflix CEO Reed Hastings joins Facebook board Jun.8  Spaceship-like structure Apple's new home Jun.1  Ex-Google CEO 'screwed up' on Facebook Affymetrix names Witney as new CEO
  Santa Clara: Genetic testing instrument maker Affymetrix Inc. said that life sciences veteran Frank Witney will replace outgoing CEO Kevin King
May.25  CEO John Watson addresses protesters May.18  Intel CEO touts power-saving chip focus May.16  Leaked memo shows HP CEO jitters Apr.25 Netflix profit soars, CEO warns of costs
  Netflix reported a $60 million profit for its most recent quarter, up 88% from a year earlier. Revenue jumped 46% to $719 million
Apr.21 PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast  Chairman, chief executive and President Peter Darbee is stepping down following a 'challenging year' that included a natural gas pipeline ex... Mar.6 Viadeo opens S.F. office
  SF Downtown: Viadeo S.A., which has 35 million members, has opened an office in downtown and its CEO has moved here from Paris to compete with LinkedIn
Mar.2  Steve Jobs unveils Apple's new iPad 2 Mar.1  Williams named CEO of SF Fed. Reserve Feb.22  Shares slide as HP faces growth fears Feb.18 Intel CEO to join White House jobs council  Obama will name Paul Otellino to the jobs and competitiveness council during a visit to the company's semiconductor manufacturing facility Feb.10  Shares fall 14%, gross profit margin slips Jan.20 Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
  Eric Schmidt will step down from his role as CEO in April and be replaced by co-founder Larry Page. Schmidt will stay on as executive chairman.    Eric Schmidt will focus on deals, partnerships, customers and broader business relationships, government outreach and technolo...
Jan.10  CEO resigns as company seeks growth

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.21  SEC investigating Hurd's ouster Dec.15  Zuckerberg named Time 'Person of Year' Nov.15  Facebook revamps messaging Nov.12 Intel raising dividend by 15%
  CEO Paul Otellini said the company 'remains on track to have our best year ever and we continue to generate strong cash flows.' Nov.8  Ellison: Oracle has $4B case against SAP Oct.8  Adobe surges on Microsoft report Sep.30 Leo Apotheker selected as CEO. HP Sep.21  HP suit settled. Hurd cedes stock options Sep.13 Cisco CEO doubles his pay  Cisco Systems Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Chambers earned $18.9 million in total compensation in fiscal 2010, more than 2009 double Sep.9   Hurd stands to make millions
  Oracle: Oracle will pay former HP CEO Mark Hurd $950,000 a year in salary as president, with a bonus of as much as $10 million
Sep.6  Oracle Names Ex-HP CEO Co-President  Oracle, Ex-HP CEO Hurd In Talks For Job Aug.23 Digg building new website, seeking CEO
  San Francisco: The Web service that lets people rate news stories, will soon overhaul its site to make the content more relevant to users
Aug.17  HP CEO Accuser Says Work Was Cut Aug.8  Ousted HP CEO Settles With Accuser Aug.7   Fired CEO To Get $28m In Cash, Stock
  HP: Lauded for making HP the world's biggest technology company, Mark Hurd was in talks for a new contract worth about $100 million
Aug.6 CEO resigns amid harassment claims
  HP: Hewlett-Packard ousted Mark Hurd for falsifying expense reports and other documents to conceal a secret relationship with a former contractor.    Jodie Fisher, 50, an actress and businesswoman, knew Hurd through her contract jobs with HP. HP paid her up to $5,000 per event to greet people and make int...
Aug.5 Android creeps up on iPhone  Google: 200,000 new phones running Google's Android software are activated every day worldwide, said CEO Eric Schmidt Jul.16  Apple offers free iPhone 4 cases Jun.15   Chevron CEO distances his firm from BP  The spill was preventable, Watson said in prepared testimony, echoing what he and other Chevron executives have previously said May.15   President Resigns For Non-Profit CEO Job  SJSU: San Jose State University President Jon Whitmore resigning to become the new CEO of international nonprofit corporation ACT Inc Apr.8   iPhone updates coming in the summer
  Apple: CEO Jobs introduced a host of changes to the operating system, including a long-awaited multitasking feature, a new social gaming network
 Apple Sold 450,000 Ipads In Nearly Week Apr.6 Verizon CEO Mum On Apple iPhone Plans  Ivan Seidenberg declined to say when—or even if—the popular smart phone will be available for Verizon Wireless customers Mar.22  NBA's Warriors up for sale Mar.10 CEO: China pact 'soon'  Google: Eric Schmidt said the company is in active negotiations with the Chinese government and expects some resolution in its dispute with Beijing soon Mar.9  Whitman Shuts Out Press At Her Event Mar.6   AMD reduces pay package for CEO by 14%  Dirk Meyer received a package for the 2009 fiscal year that AMD valued at $4.5 million Feb.4  Sun CEO: Twitter quitter Feb.3  Evelyn Haas Dies At The Age Of 92 Jan.27 Oracle completes Sun acquisition Jan.26  Williams-Sonoma CEO Lester to retire

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.8   Whitman: eBay didn't misuse Craigslist
  Former eBay CEO said she was unaware of any attempt by the Internet marketplace to misuse confidential data from Craigslist Oct.15  Ellison touts new products at OpenWorld Sep.30   Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires  Chevron Corp. board has promoted vice chairman John S. Watson, 52, to chairman and chief executive Sep.24  CEO Chambers got $14.2M '09 package Sep.23   Baidu CEO Draws Big Crowd
  Stanford: Robin Li, the billionaire founder of a popular search engine, that dominates Internet search in China, draws crowd in Google's backyard
Sep.19  Coca-Cola slams proposed S.F. soda tax Sep.1  CEO Of Design Firm Facing Charges Aug.1 Former CEO has cash cushion in campaign. eBay Jul.9  Fiorina failed to register foundation Jun.26   Yahoo CEO aims at revitalizing
  Carol Bartz voiced optimism about revitalizing the slumping Web portal at an annual shareholder meeting that has lack of drama
Jun.24  LinkedIn hires new CEO Jun.23 Hospital Confirms Jobs Liver Transplant
  Steve Jobs: Apple co-founder and CEO has an 'excellent prognosis' after receiving a liver transplant at a Tennessee hospital
Jun.10  Palm Appoints Former Apple Whiz As CEO Jun.3   CEO: Shake-up needs more time
  Yahoo: Carol Bartz said it probably will take another year or two before Yahoo reaps the gains from her shake-up
May.27 Yahoo open to Microsoft deal  CEO Carol Bartz is open to joining forces with Microsoft under right terms, so both companies can better compete in Internet search May.18  CEO urges grads: Turn off your computer May.12 Ask.com CEO leaving, Garell to take over. Oakland CEO: So Far, So Good In 2nd Quarter  Intel: Paul Otellini said that chip orders have been 'a little better than we expected' so far, a sign that semiconductor sales are slowly improving Apr.14  Intel Says PC Sales Beginning To Improve   Juniper CEO compensation $36.1M in 2008
  Sunnyvale: Much of Kevin Johnson's pay came in the form of stock options that are of little value with Juniper's share price in a slump
Apr.1 Former CEO Fiorina Eyes Senate Run
  Los Altos Hills: Former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina is 'seriously considering' running for public office in California next year
Mar.24 Top Execs Keep $1 Salaries Amid Turmoil. Google Mar.10 Virgin America CEO remains optimistic
  Burlingame: President and CEO David Cush said today the airline had an operating loss of $27 million on revenues of about $110 million in the fourth quarter
Mar.3 Yahoo: Quiet On MS Talks
  Yahoo CEO said any talks with Microsoft about a search partnership should be done privately, leveling thinly veiled criticism
Mar.2  Former HP CEO Fiorina Has Breast Cancer Feb.25   Board defends disclosures on Jobs' health
  Apple: Apple officials told investors that they expect CEO to return to work from a medical leave in June
Feb.24 Microsoft's Ballmer yoo-hoos Yahoo again
  Ballmer said he wants to talk with Carol Bartz new CEO, in hopes of striking an agreement after being unable to do so with her predecessor
Feb.20 CEO bullish about business
  Wells Fargo: John Stumpf delivered a surprisingly upbeat assessment of business prospects in public remarks arguing the economy will improve
Feb.6 Roche CEO: Offer for Genentech fair deal  Severin Schwan the company's surprisingly low hostile $86.50-per-share offer is fairly priced and he is confident to get enough financing Jan.27   Agilent CEO Compensation Rises 16%  Santa Clara: William P. Sullivan, the president and chief executive of Agilent Technologies Inc., received a 16 percent boost in total compensation in 2008 Yahoo reports $303 million quarter loss  Yahoo lost 22 cents per share in the 4th quarter compared with a 15 cents a year ago is the first financial report under new CEO Carol Bartz Jan.16 Bartz to make $19 million in first year  Yahoo: Incoming CEO Carol Bartz will make at least $19 million in her first year on the job, includes a $1 million annual salary Jan.14   Apple CEO Jobs taking medical leave  Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave until June, even though a week ago the cancer survivor tried to assure investors Jan.13 Carol Bartz to head Yahoo  Yahoo Inc. has named former Autodesk CEO as its new chief executive, ending a 2-month high-profile search for the struggling Internet giant Jan.5  Jobs has hormone imbalance, remain CEO

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.17  LinkedIn Founder Reclaims CEO Job Nov.17 Jerry Yang Out As CEO  Yahoo: Jerry Yang plans to step down, ending a tenure that was marked by a slumping business and failed takeover by Microsoft Nov.7 Microsoft: No interest in buying Yahoo
  Yahoo shares dived nearly 13% after CEO of Microsoft said the software giant is not interested in renewing its bid
Oct.1 SEC charges two with insider trading
  Santa Clara: The former CEO of Genesis Microchip and his childhood friend have been charged for allegedly netting more than $85,000 in illegal profits
Sep.24 Sun CEO gets $11M 2008 pay package Sep.17 Google CEO 'committed' to Yahoo ad pact  Eric Schmidt defended the deal and said the company expected to implement it, despite signals that the pact might be challenged by feds Sep.10  Options Case Settled Aug.29 Google, Yahoo made ad deal
  Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc. will start a high-profile advertising partnership by early October
Jul.23 CEO Upbeat Despite 2Q Results
  Yahoo: Microsoft's $47.5 billion takeover bid off the table and company's stock price down 20 percent during his 13-month reign
Jul.17  CEO Changed as Results Fall Short Jul.8 VMware shares plunge on CEO change
  Palo Alto: VMware abruptly replaced co-founder Diane Greene as chief executive and lowered its sales outlook, triggering alarms
Jun.2 Documents show Yahoo-Microsoft saga  Yahoo CEO Yang pushed for an employee severance program that made it more expensive for Microsoft to engineer a takeover May.29   Chevron CEO slams critics at meeting
  David O'Reilly slammed critics of the oil giant's human rights record at the annual shareholder meeting
May.4 CEO on hot seat after rebuffing Microsoft
  Yahoo: Analysts believe stock price, which had climbed 50% since Microsoft's initial offer, will surrender most, if not all, of that gain
Apr.5  Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal Mar.14   Ebay CEO To Join McCain  eBay: Outgoing chief executive Meg Whitman is joining John McCain's presidential campaign as national co-chairperson Feb.28 Google Releases Health Service Details  CEO Eric Schmidt: Google Inc. will not use advertising to support its new Internet health service. The venture raising concerns Feb.14 Sharper Image replaces CEO Lightman
  San Francisco: Specialty retailer Sharper Image Corp. announced that Robert Conway, a founding member of Conway, is taking over immediately
Feb.4  Google offers to help Yahoo Jan.23 Whitman resigns as CEO  eBay: Meg Whitman, CEO for nearly 10 years, plans to resign March 31, capping a tenure marked by the online flea market's rise coupled with recent troubles Jan.22 CEO Preparing to Retire  eBay: The Wall Street Journal: Meg Whitman is preparing to retire after a decade at the helm of the online auctioneer Jan.16  Ex-Brocade CEO Gets Prison Jan.15  Apple introduces slim notebook

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.12  CEO steps down, Narayen to take helm Oct.9 Fiorina Joins New Fox Business Channel
  HP: The former CEO has signed on as a contributor with Fox News' soon-to-launch business news channel
Sep.24  Romney Visits, Slams Ahmadinejad Sep.21  CEO subpoenaed in SEC backdating suit Sep.6  Jobs offers early iPhone buyers $100 Sep.5   Apple unveils new iPods, ringtones
  CEO Jobs is introducing a new multi-touch iPod similar to the iPhone, slashing the price by $200 and announcing a new Wi-Fi iTunes music store Aug.7 CEO Convicted In Brocade Stock Trial. San Francisco Jun.27  Longtime CEO Kovacevich Steps Down Jun.18  CEO Terry Semel steps down from post Jun.12   CEO Upbeat Despite Shareholders
  Yahoo: Terry Semel faced shareholders who have watched their investments shrivel while Google sprinted further ahead in the online ad race
May.23 Doctor at scene of stabbing becomes hero. San Francisco May.16 Visa names industry veteran to head firm
  San Francisco: Joseph Saunders has been named chairman and CEO of Visa Inc., a public company that is expected to be formed in early 2008
May.15 Ex-VP settles with SEC
  Oracle: Christopher Balkenhol, 40, accused of trading on confidential information gleaned from his wife, who worked for CEO Ellison
May.4   Gala welcome for JetBlue
  SFO: JetBlue Airways founder and CEO David Neeleman is promoting the start of 4-times-daily nonstop service between SFO and JFK
Apr.18   CEO scoffs at allegations at Web 2.0 Expo
  SF Downtown: Google's Eric Schmidt is saying his company's acquisition of the ad firm DoubleClick does not violate antitrust laws
Apr.16     CEO Steve Jobs Maintains $1 Salary
  Apple: Since returning in 1997 to the helm of the company he has opted to get only a token paycheck
Mar.26 Sharper Image hires Lightman as CEO
  San Francisco: Struggling specialty retailer named Steven A. Lightman, 50, president and chief executive officer, effective April 9.    He was most recently president of Crosstown Traders...
Mar.16 Microsoft CEO Talks To Students
  Stanford: Steve Ballmer today told a group of MBA students that Google has not had much success in business areas outside advertising
Feb.6   Steve Jobs seeks online music shake-up
  Apple: Apple CEO has urged the world's largest record companies to begin selling songs online without security software
Jan.24   CEO Cashes In $8.6 Million Bonus  HP: Despite a spying scandal Hewlett-Packard paid Mark Hurd a bonus of $8.6 million last year, on top of his salary of $1.4m Jan.22  CEO Quits After Poor Season Profits Jan.20 CEO replies to House probe
  HP: Mark Hurd has denied to U.S. lawmakers that he engaged in anything improper or illegal when he cashed options
Jan.12 Fed Probe Jobs' Stock-Options Grant. Apple Jan.10   Jobs loses attempt to raze mansion
  Woodside: A state appeals court ruled Apple CEO hadn't done enough to try having it restored instead
Jan.9 Apple unveils all-in-one iPhone  SF Downtown: CEO Steve Jobs ushered in a new era, jumping into the cell phone market

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.28   CEO Jobs Hires Own Attorney Amid Probe
  Apple: Steve Jobs has reportedly hired his own attorney to deal with a stock options scandal that is putting his career on the line
Dec.13 Congress Asks CEO To Explain Cashout
  HP: The panel has demanded that Hurd explain $1.37 million of options he exercised just before the scandal became public
Dec.12   CEO says more cost-cutting ahead
  HP: Hewlett-Packard still has more cost-cutting ahead, even after a massive restructuring that has sliced the work force by 10%
Dec.6  CNET Colleagues Mourn Kim's Death Nov.9 Web 2.0 Summit
  San Francisco: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Bruce Chizen, CEO of Adobe Systems, and Netscape founder Marc Andreessen spoke
Nov.3     Senator John McCain Visits  San Jose: Arizona Senator joined Cisco Systems CEO Chambers for a public chat in Silicon Valley Oct.25   Oracle Offers Red Hat Product Support
  SF Downtown: Oracle CEO Ellison launched a pricing attack on Linux software leader during the largest convention in Oracle's history
Oct.24   HP scandal references in OpenWorld
  SF Downtown: Hewlett-Packard's CEO began his keynote address with some more subtle references to the embarrassing scandal
Oct.11  McAfee fires president; CEO retires Oct.4   Jobs Apologizes For Stock Option Practices  Apple: Apple CEO apologized for the company's past stock-option practices after an internal investigation Sep.28 General counsel resigns from company
  HP: Ann Baskins announced her resignation shortly before the CEO expected to testified before Congress
Sep.26 Sharper Image CEO Steps Down
  San Francisco: The chairman and CEO Richard Thalheimer is stepping down as the company wrestles with slumping sales
Sep.21   Stock Drops As CEO Linked To Spy Probe  HP: The probe into who-knew-what-when about spying schemes threatened to reach into the CEO office  E-mails Suggest CEO Had Role In Scandal Sep.19   Leak Investigation Targeted Former CEO
  HP: Hewlett-Packard's early efforts to plug a boardroom leak targeted the phone records of then-CEO Fiorina
Sep.12  Dunn to Step Down Aug.31   Coke exec to become Clorox CEO
  Oakland: Donald Knauss, 55, will replace interim CEO Robert Matschullat in early October
Aug.29   Google CEO to Join Apple Board
  Apple Computer named Eric Schmidt to its board of directors, creating a link between 2 companies
Aug.3 Former Brocade CEO arraigned  San Francisco: Gregory Reyes faces charges of securities fraud in options scandal Jul.21 Options probe snares 3 former execs  San Jose: The criminal and civil actions were filed against Gregory Reyes, the former Brocade CEO Jul.17   Levi Strauss Names New CEO
  San Francisco: John Anderson will replace Phil Marineau as the chief executive by the end of the year
Jul.12 Williams-Sonoma CEO to leave post
  San Francisco: Ed Mueller will be replaced by Howard Lester, chairman of the board who had previously run the company
Jul.7   Top management shakeup
  eBay: Jeff Jordan, the president of PayPal, possible successor to CEO, plans to check out in the fall
Jul.6   Levi's CEO to step down by end of year  San Francisco: President Marineau will step down, concluding a rocky reign marred by thousands of layoffs and accounting trouble   Orbitz's Katz replaces CEO of LeapFrog
  Emeryville: CEO Tom Kalinske has been replaced by Jeffrey Katz, 51, the founder of online travel site Orbitz
Jun.27 Ellison pulls plug on Harvard donation. Larry Ellison Jun.19   Apple to start selling feature length films
  Acccording to Variety.com, CEO Steve Jobs was in talks to start selling the films on its iTunes Music Store
Jun.16 Selvin to step down as PlanetOut CEO  San Francisco: Lowell Selvin plans will be replaced by Karen Magee who until recently was vice president Jun.8   CEO To Take Over Duties Of Chairman  Cisco: John T. Chambers, 56, will succeed John P. Morgridge when he steps aside on Nov. 15 May.11   Microsoft CEO Shares His Insights  San Jose: Steve Ballmer was the guest speaker at the Commonwealth Club. He applaud Silicon Valley innovation Apr.24 McNealy steps down as CEO. Sun Apr.20 Media Mogul To Acquire Newspapers  SJ Mercury News: MediaNews' CEO is the frontrunner to acquire 3 newspapers Apr.13 Google defends its China policy
  At a ceremony in China CEO Schmidt stood by his company's controversial decision to censor search results
Mar.7  Lockout In Eden Med Center Labor Fight Feb.28   CEO convicted of defrauding investors
  Walnut Creek: 38-year-old Lal Bhatia told investors that Bill Gates and other wealthy people were investing in his company
Jan.18 Bartz stepping down as Autodesk CEO  San Rafael: Longtime CEO Carol Bartz is stepping down, naming chief operating officer Carl Bass as her successor Jan.15 CEO at See's retires after 55-year career
  South SF: Charles Huggins was hired in 1951 by Laurance and Harry See as an administrative assistant trainee

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.9  Lumber pleaded guilty to tax evasion Nov.29  CEO Cartwright, CFO have left Calpine Aug.24   Fiorina to spill the beans
  HP: Former Hewlett-Packard CEO has signed a deal to write a book on her life and career as a high-profile executive
Aug.11   Trading bell rung at Cisco
  Cisco Systems CEO Chambers, Nasdaq CEO Greifeld and 2,000 employees opened the Nasdaq trading day Jul.28   Ford CEO Bill Ford Jr. Joins EBay Board
  eBay: Bill Ford Jr. has joined the board of the online auction company
Jul.11   Ex-Schwab exec heads to Visa USA
  San Francisco: John Philip Coghlan, 54, replaces Carl Pascarella, the credit card group’s president and CEO since 1993
Jul.6   S. Jobs Gives Sympathy After iPod Death
  Apple: The father of a Brooklyn teen killed for his iPod says he received condolences from Apple Computer CEO
Jun.16   Intel Expects Very Seasonal Chip Demand
  CEO Otellini is suggesting end-of-year purchases of PCs won't falter
Jun.15   Questions over CEO's stock sale
  HP: New CEO, Mark Hurd, sold thousands of shares in his old employer, just weeks before he left the Ohio firm
Jun.12  Jobs Tells Graduates to Pursue Passions May.23   PalmSource CEO steps down
  Sunnyvale: A developer of software for cell phones said that David Nagel stepped down. McVeigh named as interim CEO
May.21   15,000 could lose jobs in current quarter
  HP: CEO Mark Hurd said the company needs to reduce costs to become more competitive
May.18  Otellini succeeding Barrett as CEO Apr.16     Verizon CEO sounds off on Wi-Fi  San Francisco: Seidenberg ridiculed San Francisco's interest in building a network that is designed to offer cheap or free Internet Apr.13  Shaheen replaced Lawrie as CEO Mar.29  Mark Hurd named as new CEO Mar.21  Lokey pedges $5 million to Mills College Feb.9 CEO Fiorina out. HP Jan.24   Board considers shifting Fiorina duties
  HP: Hewlett-Packard board of directors discussed shifting some day-to-day responsibilities from CEO to other executives
Jan.19   Agilent Technologies CEO to step down  Palo Alto: Edward 'Ned' Barnholt is stepping down as chairman and chief executive, ending his rocky tenure Jan.11   Rambus appoints new CEO
  Los Altos: Chief executive Geoff Tate has taken over as chairman of the company. He was replaced as CEO by Harold Hughes

year 2004 Top ^

Dec.28   PeopleSoft CEO resigns before takeover
  Pleasanton: PeopleSoft founder David A. Duffield has quit the software maker weeks before Oracle deal closes
  S. Jobs highest paid Bay Area executive
  Apple: The co-founder and CEO received a salary of only $1 in 2003, but he traded his stock options for $74.8 million
Nov.11 Otellini to succeed Barrett as CEO. Intel Nov.8   Ousted CEO gets $10 million contract  Schwab: Cost-cutting stock brokerage is keeping its recently ousted chief executive David Pottruck on its payroll Oct.1 PeopleSoft fires CEO Craig Conway. Pleasanton Aug.31   New iMac Computer Introduced
  Apple: iMac is billed as the thinnest desktop in the world. CEO Steve Jobs is said to be recuperating at home
Aug.1  CEO Jobs Says Has Cancer Surgery Jun.28   CEO previews next upgrade of Mac OS
  Apple: Steve Jobs is claiming next release of the operating system will boast some features that Windows won't include until 2006
Jun.4   Salesforce: newspaper caused IPO delay
  San Francisco: Marc Benioff, publicity-loving CEO, allowed a reporter to shadow him for a recent profile
May.20 Safeway CEO fends off shareholder critics  Pleasanton: Steve Burd easily fended off threats to bounce him from his job, but still faced prickly questions Feb.17 Grossman named Marin IJ chairman, CEO
  Novato: Roger Grossman was publisher of the Marin Independent-Journal for the past 3.5 years. M. Rubino promoted to publisher
Jan.28  Workers Protest at Home of Safeway CEO Jan.15 ANG Newspapers gets new CEO
  Oakland: Ian Lamont, a 30-year newspaperman, becomes president, publisher and CEO of the Alameda Newspaper Group
Jan.12  CFO Henley named as new chairman

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.20   CEO convicted of fraud
  San Jose: Gholamreza Mikailli, ex-CEO of Unify Corporation, was convicted of conspiracy and securities fraud charges
Nov.5   Wind River Systems names Klein as CEO
  Alameda: Slumping software maker announced that industry veteran Ken Klein will become its new chief executive officer
Nov.3   eBay's Whitman: Google Is Not a Threat  CEO of online auctioneer downplayed speculation that its chief business partner was poised to become its biggest rival  Ask Jeeves Names New CEO Oct.9 Salon Media CEO leaves the company  San Francisco: Struggling online magazine publisher said Michael O'Donnell is leaving the company after 7 years Sep.19   Tivo CEO Optimistic About DirecTV Ties
  Alviso: Michael Ramsey said that DirecTV would be better armed to fend off rival EchoStar while teamed with Tivo
Sep.3   Friendster befriends 3 new investors
  Sunnyvale: Former Yahoo CEO Koogle, former PayPal CEO Thiel and Google board member Shriram have invested $1 million
Aug.21   JDS Uniphase CEO retires
  San Jose: Jozef Straus retiring after more than 20 years at the company. The company will consolidate its HQ in San Jose
Jul.14  Fraud charges brought against CEO Jul.11 Applied Mat. CEO to Thin Management
  Santa Clara: Michael Splinter is targeting management as part of plans to cut 2,000 jobs
May.16   CEO salary boosted to $990,000
  eBay: Online auction giant boosted Meg Whitman's pay to $990,000, up from $250,000 the previous year
May.7   Pottruck becomes sole CEO
  Schwab: Charles Schwab, 65, continues as non-executive chairman as of shareholders meeting
Mar.20 Chiron names new chief executive  Emeryville: Biotechnology company appointed former GlaxoSmithKline Plc executive Howard Pien its new CEO and president Feb.27   CEO Got Bonus, Capellas Left with $26 Mln
  HP: Carly Fiorina got a pay more than $10 million last year, while lieutenant received more than $26 million after resigning Feb.21   Founders, CEO are Top Philanthropists
  eBay: Omidyar, Skoll and Whitman gave over $99 million to charitable causes last year
Jan.24   Highly Paid E*Trade CEO Resigns
  Menlo Park: Christos Cotsakos built a online bank and brokerage company but sparked controversy with his outsize 2001 pay package
Jan.9   Williams-Sonoma CEO Dale Hilpert resigns  San Francisco: Chief executive is being replaced by former telecommunications executive Edward A. Mueller Jan.7 Apple unveils 17-inch laptop  SF Downtown: CEO Steve Jobs introduced two lightweight laptops and a software for easier handling of digital videos, music and photos

year 2002 Top ^

Dec.17 Former PG&E CEO dies at age 72
  Richard Alan Clarke served as Chairman and CEO of PG&E from 1986 to 1995
Nov.7 CEO cashes in while shareholders lose
  South SF: Dr. Louis Bucalo of Titan Pharmaceuticals legally cashed in 200,000 shares for about $9.5 million
Oct.31   Clorox's CEO would retire
  Oakland: Chief executive Craig Sullivan also announced first-quarter profits shot up 84%, bolstered by the new product sales
  Longs Drug Stores named new CEO  Walnut Creek: Warren F. Bryant, formerly a senior VP at the Kroger in Cincinnati, was elected as a new president and CEO Oct.3 CEO paid $1 in fiscal 2002  Cisco: John Chambers requested his base salary be lowered to $1 as the company cut costs and laid off thousands of employees Sep.27   Solectron CEO will retire next year
  Milpitas: Koichi Nishimura was named CEO in 1992. For the three months, Solectron lost $2.6 billion, or $3.21 per share
Sep.26  Gap picks Disney exec as new CEO Sep.9   Gap CEO exercises 14.5 m stock options  Millard Drexler's move likely to leave investors guessing about his motives Sep.6 NextCard under investigation, CEO resigns. San Francisco Sep.5   Symantec CEO Backs Quarter Outlook  Cupertino: John Thompson stressed that the computer security company is 'still clawing one deal at a time' Aug.23   Ex-executive gets prison for fraud
  Milpitas: Chan Desaigoudar, 64, former CEO of California Micro Devices was charged with securities fraud and insider trading
Aug.1   Microsoft ex-president named CEO
  Milpitas: Richard Belluzzo, who served a year as Microsoft president and COO, was named CEO of data storage company Quantum
Jul.23 CEO Missing After Acct. Investigation. San Jose Jul.19 HPL Launches Probe, Ousts CEO
  San Jose: Software maker was investigating suspected accounting irregularities and had ousted David Lepejian
Jul.4 Former CEO admits securities fraud
  Dublin: Alan K. Anderson, who headed the now-extinct Quintus, admitted that he falsified and altered large transactions
May.25   E*Trade CEO Gives Up More Pay
  Menlo Park: Confronted by angry investors, Christos Costakos surrendered another $16 million of an $88 million compensation package
May.22   Gap Inc. shares tumble
  Shares fell nearly 14% on news the Millard Drexler plans to retire as CEO
May.21 CEO announces retirement plans
  Gap: Millard 'Mickey Drexler to retire in a decision that raised new questions about the company's troubles
Apr.25   Flamboyant CEO steps down  AMD: W.J. Sanders III will remain chairman but day-to-day operations will now be handled by former Motorola executive de J. Ruiz Apr.5 Fiorina Set for Pay Hike on Compaq Deal
  HP: Hewlett-Packard Co. has promised certain executives, including CEO, a pay rise after the completion of its merger
Mar.29   Align Technology names new CEO
  Santa Clara: High-tech orthodontics supplier is hiring Thomas M. Prescott, 46, who replaces co-founder, Zia Chishti
Mar.13 Chevys names new CEO
  Emeryville: Restaurant chain has named Ronald P. Maccarone as its new president and chief executive
Mar.7  Kaiser Permanente names new CEO Feb.28 Memos to back up CEO pay claims
  HP: Walter Hewlett released internal documents to back up his claim for lavish pay plans for Fiorina and Compaq head Capellas
Calpine CEO will sell 2.46 million shares
  San Jose: Peter Cartwright's move threatens to further diminish investors' fading confidence in the power generator
Jan.7   Critical Path names McGlashan CEO  San Francisco: William E. McGlashan, Jr. has served as the company's interim president and COO   Gassee gets new CEO post
  Santa Clara: Jean-Louis Gassee, 57, former head of technology for Apple, is leading Computer Access Technology Corp.

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.26 Providian hires new CEO
  San Francisco: Credit card issuer announced the hiring of Joseph Saunders, 56, as its new president and chief executive
Nov.17 Silic. Valley United Way CEO resigns
  San Jose: Greg Larson will leave to manage the campaign of Steve Westly
Nov.8   CEO Yankowski resigns
  Palm: Eric Benhamou, chairman, will take his place until a permanent replacement
Oct.18 Chairman resigns at Providian
  San Francisco: Shailesh Mehta was replaced by board member J. David Grissom. Mehta will relinquish the CEO job
Oct.17 Ariba names interim CFO as CEO. Sunnyvale Oct.16   Transmeta CEO replaced
  Santa Clara: Mark K. Allen, was replaced by Chairman Murray A. Goldman just 7 months after his appointment
Oct.8 CEO exercises stock options  Sun: Scott McNealy exercised options to buy 929,088 shares for 74 cents apiece Oct.2   BEA CEO steps down
  San Jose: Chairman Bill Coleman is passing the title to his business partner, Alfred Chuang, the president and COO
  Peribit Networks names CEO
  Santa Clara: Jef Graham was 3Com's senior VP of commercial and consumer business for 5 years
Sep.25   Intel names first CTO  Patrick Gelsinger, 40, will report to CEO Craig Barrett Sep.18 New CEO, 30% job cut
  AltaVista: James Barnett is taking over a year after previous CEO, R. Schrock, resigned. 160 workers laid off
Sep.4   Hancock resigns from Exodus
  Santa Clara: Exodus Communications Inc. named William Krause as the new chairman and CEO
Aug.6  Google names E. Schmidt new CEO Jun.21   Enron CEO gets pie in face
  San Francisco: Skilling was grazed by a sloppy pie by activist Cavanaugh
Jun.16   Napster CEO speaks to librarians
  San Francisco: Hank Barry speaks about the issues surrounding his song-swap company at a conference of librarians
Jun.5   Covad finds new CEO
  Santa Clara: Charles E. Hoffman will take over as new president and chief executive
May.24   BlueLight CEO steps down
  San Francisco: M. Goldstein will assume the role of long-term Internet adviser
Apr.30   Ariba promotes exec to CEO  Mountain View: Larry Mueller, 48, president and COO, promoted to chief executive. Former CEO Krach will stay on as chairman Apr.26 Webvan Names CEO
  Foster City: Internet grocer would shut its Atlanta operations and cut a quarter of its work force, 485 jobs
Apr.24   CEO spars with shareholders
  San Jose: Tony Ridder, CEO of Knight Ridder sparred with current and former employees. He is pushing for higher profits
Apr.23 ExciteAtHome Names New CEO
  Redwood City: Company posted a steep first-quarter loss. P. Hart named as its new chairman and chief executive
Mar.26   Cisco Sees Downturn Continuing  CEO Chambers said the U.S. economic downturn would continue for a least 3 quarters Mar.17   Williams-Sonoma CEO resigns  San Francisco: Gary Friedman, 43, president and CEO, has resigned after 13 years at the company Mar.7  Yahoo! CEO to step down   Commerce One at Risk
  Pleasanton: CEO said company not immune to the economic pressure felt by rival software giants like Oracle
Mar.1   CEO trades posts with president  Santa Clara: CEO David Ditzel to become the vice chairman and CTO. Mark Allen will take over the CEO position Feb.13   Williams-Sonoma Names CEO  San Francisco: Dale W. Hilpert, the CEO of the Venator Group, to succeed Lester as its CEO Feb.9   Critical Path changes management
  San Francisco: Hickey, the company's CEO, will step down. Board chairman and founder Hayden becomes executive chairman
Jan.23 WF board's chairman resigns  Wells Fargo: Hazen has resigned as chairman of Wells Fargo board. CEO Kovacevich will take over as chairman Jan.3   Network Assoc. names new CEO  Santa Clara: IBM veteran George Samenuk , 45, replaces William Larson

year 2000 Top ^

Dec.12   Streaming Media West
  San Jose: Microsoft President and CEO Steve Ballmer introduced Windows Media Player 8
Nov.23 CEO fired after fraud
  Fremont: Quintus audit revealed fraudulent financial documentation
Nov.4   CEO to Sell $33.4 Million in Stock  eBay: eBay CEO Whitman filed to sell 600,000 common shares Nov.1 Covad CEO resigned. Santa Clara Oct.19 AltaVista CEO resigns
  Schrock, 41, resigned voluntarily so he could spend time with his family
Oct.13 Red Herring appoints new CEO
  San Francisco: Hilary Schneider succeeds Christopher Alden, interim CEO Oct.9   Adobe CEO's son is start-up's CEO
  Sunnyvale: Warnock's son, Chris,33, is the CEO of ebrary.com
Oct.2 Napster suggests montly fee  After 2nd day at court CEO Hank Barry suggests a business plan for monthly fees Sep.28   3Com names CEO  Pesident and COO Bruce Claflin will be new CEO, replacing Eric Benhamou Sep.22   CEO named as Chairman
  HP: Carly Fiorina, becomes the 1st woman to hold all 3 top posts at a major computer company
  Excite CEO resigns
  Redwood City: George Bell steps down and will retain as chairman through the end of 2001
Sep.11     Ellison foregoes salary for stock  Oracle: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison foregoes his salary and bonuses through May 2003 for more stock options Sep.6   CEO Send Stock Tumbling
  Yahoo: A report that Yahoo! expected advertising sales to decline made a slide in the company's shares
Jul.27   Marimba CEO stepped down
  Mountain View: Kim Polese gave up her post to John Olsen, 49
Jul.6 Insider trading lawsuit
  Pleasanton: Shareholder Christopher W. Marble has filed a $150 million lawsuit against PeopleSoft CEO David Duffield and 9 executives accusing them of insider trading.
Jun.6   Apple helps Java
  Sun: Sun Microsystems' CEO McNealy strutted onto the stage of the JavaOne Conference

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