• What you need to know about Keith Block, the ex-Oracle exec that Wall Street says got a 'well-deserved' promotion to co-CEO of Salesforce

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    From a managers meeting in Hawaii Tuesday evening, Salesforce announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Keith Block to co-CEO, alongside founder and CEO Marc Benioff.
    Block, who joined the company in 2013, will continue to focus on operations and strategy while Benioff focuses on "vision and innovation."
    But before joining Salesforce, Block had a lengthy and storied career at Oracle.
    Read on for more of what you need to know about Salesforce's new co-CEO.
    Salesforce cofounder Marc Benioff has led the company as CEO since its founding in 1999. But now, the $106 billion software...
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  • The CEO of Roku explains the master plan that led it to blow away Wall Street expectations

    The CEO of Roku explains the master plan that led it to blow away Wall Street expectations

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Roku announced second-quarter results on Wednesday that topped Wall Street's expectations and helped boost its stock as high as 9% in after-hours trading.
    The company's advertising business helped drive the results.
    Roku is benefitting from a long-term strategy to translate the success of its digital media players into creating a platform for advertising, company CEO Anthony Wood said.
    Roku's evolution from being a seller of inexpensive streaming video boxes, to being a significant player in the world of video advertising, took another leap forward Wednesday.
    The company announced much...
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