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Salesforce CEO: tech billionaires ‘hoard their money’ and won’t help homeless

In Guardian interview, Marc Benioff calls out Twitters Jack Dorsey and others for failing to give back to city where they got rich Marc Benioff, the Salesforce CEO, has escalated his attacks on fellow San Francisco billionaires, saying they are hoarding money and dont want to help the homeless. In an interview with the Guardian on Tuesday, the tech entrepreneur intensified his efforts to call out ultra-wealthy business leaders has caused divides in the tech industry, which has typically been resistance to taxes that could income inequality. The CEOs unusual…

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Twitters new CFO is getting $15 million in stock

Twitter has announced that its hired a new CFO. Ned Segal is joining the company from Intuit, where he was senior vice president of finance. Twitter has a new CFO: @nedsegal! Welcome to the flock jack (@jack) July 11, 2017 He also has investment banking experience, having spent 16 years at Goldman Sachs. This could come in handy if Twitter decides to sell themselves. (Just saying!) Anthony Noto, who joined Twitter as CFO in 2014 (also from Goldman), was promoted to COO last November after Adam Bains departure. He has…

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Twitter hires a new GM of revenue products

Meanwhile, at Twitter HQ, the leadership revolving door at the entrance stops spinning clockwise for just a moment as a new face enters the building Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today announced that acquired Turn in February for $310 million. Twitters ad business switching to an algorithmic timeline but it has to also make sure it has the advertising products to back it up. Thats led to an enormous amount of uncertainty around the company for Wall Street. The situation is not quite as dire as it was not long ago,…

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