Tech’s biggest CEOs and founders lost $61 billion during the stock market’s plunge in October — here’s who got hit hard (FB, AMZN, AAPL, NFLX, GOOG, BIDU, BABA)

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images October was a rough month for billionaires in the tech sector, who saw their net worth plummet as stocks took a hammering.  According to Bloomberg data, the CEOs and founders of the most popular tech companies “FAANG+BAT” lost $ 61 billion in October. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index plunged 9.2%, posting its worst […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

Smiles won’t get CEOs far in China

Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images American CEOs mistakenly believe business relationships can open all the doors they need in China. These relationships are referred to by the Chinese word guanxi. Guanxi can’t halt China’s growing intrusions, under the guise of security, into the supply chains that have been such a crucial part of the U.S.-China trade […]

The CEOs of Google and Apple both fell out of favor with employees this year — here’s why, according to a survey of tech workers (AAPL, GOOGL, GOOG)

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Glassdoor’s annual 100 Highest-Rated CEOs report reveals both Apple’s Tim Cook and Google’s Sundar Pichai dropped heavily in the rankings, which are determined by anonymous employee feedback. Cook, in particular ,dropped 43 spots from his place in last year’s report, distinguishing himself as the tech CEO with the biggest dip in rankings. […]

An SAT for CEOs

The private-equity firm Vista Equity Partners owns a sprawling portfolio of technology companies, from Automated Insights to the Xactly Corporation. Together, they provide software to just about every major industry. Since its founding, in 2000, Vista has engineered a nearly unbroken string of profitable acquisitions, a run of success that has made Robert Smith—a co-founder, […]

The Highest Paid US Airline CEOs of 2017

The Highest Paid US Airline CEOs of 2017 Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

1,350 top money managers rated Wall Street’s CEOs, and you can probably guess who came out on top (JPM, C, MS)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is the best of Wall Street’s top executives, according to ratings from investors compiled by Procensus. Of the nine global bank CEOs rated, Dimon ranked the highest overall as well as in four of the six “competencies” the CEOs were judged on. Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman came […]

The chairman of PwC said that after surveying more than 1,200 CEOs, he believes there are 4 things every CEO must do

PwC Bob Moritz is PwC‘s global chairman, and in January wrote a letter accompanying his firm’s annual CEO survey recommending four things every CEO should do. We spoke with Moritz at the CECP‘s CEO Investor Forum, dedicated to replacing toxic short-term fixation with a renewed emphasis on creating long-term value. Mortiz believes that CEOs have […]

Dropbox just went public and is now worth $20 billion — now read the CEO’s application for its first round of funding (DBX)

Dropbox Dropbox went public on Friday, and is now worth $ 20 billion. In 2007, Houston was just trying to get his startup off the ground as a solo founder, and applied to the presitigous Y Combinator program for his first funding.  On the application, he says he would have sold Dropbox for $ 1 […]