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Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.18.08
Yang Out at Yahoo; Forbes Lays Off 43November 18, 2008
After months of speculation (and a failed Microsoft takeover bid) Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang announced he was stepping down from his post at the company he founded in 1995. Yang, who has held the spot since the summer of 2007, was a key player in rejecting the advances of Bill Gates' former company and was also in charge during Google's failed partnership. Names of potential successors are already floating around, with Juniper Networks CEO Kevin Johnson and Brian McAndrews, senior vice president of Microsoft's Advertiser and Publisher Solutions Group, getting an early nod as well as News Corp COO Peter ...