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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Apple Needs a Boardroom Shakeup: Five Considerations for Tim Cook

      Apple Needs a Boardroom Shakeup:  Five Considerations for Tim Cook

      The significance of last week’s report that Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook is “actively seeking new directors” to add to the company’s board cannot be overstated. This is the moment when Cook can finally place his stamp on the technology giant, more than three years after Steve Jobs passed the torch to him before his death in 2011...

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    8. Alibaba Updates IPO Filing, Names Partners Who Will Control Company

      Alibaba Updates IPO Filing, Names Partners Who Will Control Company

      An updated IPO filing from Alibaba revealed the 27-member cadre that will control the Chinese e-commerce giant, as well as nominations for its board of directors, which will include Chairman Jack Ma and Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai as well as Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang and former Goldman Sachs banker J. Michael Evans. The Alibaba...

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    9. Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      Why Allergan's Shareholders Should Be Wary About Valeant's (and Ackman's) Takeover Bid

      This article is by Mark Rogers, the founder and chief executive of BoardProspects.com. 

      The battle between activist investor Bill Ackman and Allergan’s chief executive and board over Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ bid to take over Allergan, the maker of Botox, has been generating a lot of news lately. But it’s what doesn’t get much press—what happens in the aftermath of such a conflict—that could have troubling consequences for shareholders down the road...

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