Chief Business Officers

The future of ASEAN smart cities

“Every now and then a man’s mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions,” said Oliver Wendell …

Smart Cities

Google X's chief business officer says you can achieve happiness by following one simple rule

Business Insider spoke with Mo Gawdat, chief business officer of Google X and author of "Solve for Happy," who talked about how you can find it easier to achieve happiness by following one simple rule.<p><b>Read the full transcript below:</b><p>Is the glass half full or the glass half empty? I would probably …

Happiness

Google X's chief business officer thinks the UK has prioritised the illusions of the modern world over happiness

• <b>Mo Gawdat is chief business officer at Google X, which is the Google division working on things like self driving cars and hot air balloons that beam internet to rural communities.</b>• <b><br>He's on a mission to make 1 billion people happy around the world and he thinks that people in London aren't</b> …

Technology

Google X's chief business officer refused to say whether X is working with DeepMind

A Google X executive refused to comment when asked about his organisation's relationship with London artificial intelligence lab DeepMind, which is also owned by Google.<p>Based out of Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, Google X is Google's moonshot factory. It's working on …

C-suite Leadership

Velodyne launches VLS-128, the world’s highest resolution LiDAR for autonomous vehicles; successor to the HDL-64

8 November 2017<p>Velodyne Labs announced that it has produced a LiDAR with the world’s best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the …

Transportation

Viacom Picks AwesomenessTV’s Kelly Day To Lead New Digital Studio | Deadline

Viacom has chosen Kelly Day, a well-traveled digital executive who had been serving as chief business officer at AwesomenessTV, to lead the media …

Entertainment Industry

Some of the biggest trading firms in the world are getting in on the bitcoin business

• <b>Two of the largest exchange groups in the world are aiming to launch bitcoin derivatives in the fourth quarter.</b>• <b><br>High frequency trading firms DRW and Virtu Financial are looking to provide liquidity in bitcoin futures.</b> <b>Quantlab, another HFT, is also looking at the market.</b><p>Two of the largest exchange …

Business

Housing rent rises by up to 5 percent in 8 cities: Realty portal 99acres

Housing prices rose by up to 2 per cent while rentals increased by up to 5 per cent in the country's eight major cities during the July-September …

Real Estate

Walmart is testing autonomous shelf-scanning robots at over 50 stores across the US

Artificial intelligence has already proven itself more than capable of defeating humans at board games but the concept of AI fully taking over …

Robots

On-demand trucking startup Convoy parts ways with 3 business leaders, adds new execs

Three business leaders have exited Seattle-based <b>Convoy</b> in recent weeks even as the heavily funded on-demand trucking startup has added new executives …

Startups

Uber sees first decline in business passengers, report says

Uber reportedly lost 1 percent of the ground transportation market. And in some cities, like San Francisco, it saw an 8 percent fall. Meanwhile, Lyft is on the rise.<p>Uber is starting to see the effects of its tumultuous year.<p>For the first time, the ride-hailing company appears to have experienced a …

Uber

Russia’s favored outlet is an online news giant. YouTube helped.

SAN FRANCISCO — When the state-backed Russian news channel RT became the first news organization to surpass 1 billion views on YouTube in 2013, it …

Senate Intelligence Committee

The London Token Fundraising Manifesto

<b>The London Token Fundraising Manifesto</b><p>23 October 2017<p><b>Introduction</b><p>A spectre is haunting ‘smart ledgers’, a spectre that a great technological advance …

Bitcoin

SoftBank preps final play for Uber

We've not discussed the Uber-SoftBank transaction lately, so let's do it now. And, in honor of Gordon Hayward's surgery apparently going well, let's …

Business

Conde Nast's Craig Kostelic: 'We’re completely embracing programmatic' - Digiday

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | RSS<p>The Food Innovation Group is home to legacy brands like Bon Appétit, but in the shift to digital, the magazine has …

Advertising

New Yorker gets thrown under corporate silo at Condé Nast

The New Yorker just got tossed under an umbrella at Condé Nast.<p>The highbrow weekly, whose management had survived a companywide restructuring in …

News Industry

Two Execs Out in Latest Condé Nast Reorganization

The New Yorker's Lisa Hughes and former Architectural Digest publisher Giulio Capua were let go.<p>Condé Nast is reorganizing its business yet again.<p>The …

Condé Nast

N.Y. health care workers fill void in P.R. countryside

New York-based physicians are answering desperate calls to bring aid to Puerto Rico, sending teams of medical professionals to hard-to-access parts …

Health Care

Unwrapping the Secrets of SEO: How Google Interprets Search Queries

<b>Almost every search term is an implicit or explicit question. With voice search and mobile devices, it is even more important for Google to be able</b> …

SEO

Power Moves | Salvatore Ferragamo Names Women's Creative Director, Vice Appoints Fashion Group President

This week, Paul Andrew is appointed women's creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo, while Vice Media names Tammy Smulders as president of its …

Fashion

Google is supporting subscriptions through machine learning

Google is letting publishers use data and machine learning insights from DoubleClick, their ad-serving platform, to know if they should serve their …

Business

Sam Kulkarni takes the helm at CRISPR Therapeutics as founding CEO steps down

After steering CRISPR Therapeutics to an IPO last year as the last of the big three gene editing companies to make the leap into the public markets, …

Genetics

Gatorade announces first scripted series to be produced by Awesomeness

As advertisers and marketers take to New York City this week, Gatorade used its AdWeek New York time to announce its first scripted series and a …

C-suite Leadership

Condé Nast Replaces Chief Business Officer Jim Norton

Current chief marketing officer Pamela Drucker Mann will now oversee the publishing company’s sales.<p><b>NEW YORK, United States</b> — Less than a year after …

Fashion

New business chief at ZIOPHARM

ZIOPHARM Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP) appoints David Mauney, M.D., as EVP and Chief Business Officer effective today. He joins the firm from Harvest …

Business

VC-backed T-Rex taps Miller as chief business development officer

New York City and Israel-based <b>T-Rex</b>, a provider of data, risk and valuation analysis and structuring tools for esoteric asset classes, has appointed</b> …

C-suite Leadership

Tuesday’s Insider Report: Companies insiders are buying and selling

Featured below are companies that have experienced recent insider trading activity in the public market through their direct and indirect ownerships.<p>Keep in mind, when looking at transaction activities by insiders, purchasing activity may reflect perceived value in a security. Selling activity may …

Stocks

Pitching Do's and Don'ts: How to Get Your Film Funded

Learn what works and what doesn't when you're trying to raise money for your film.If there’s one thing every film production under the sun has in …

Filmmaking

D.LIVE Laguna -- The Wall Street Journal's Exclusive Tech Conference

<b>Sunrise Hike</b> with <b>Dennis K. Berman</b><p>Ballroom Foyer and Courtyard<p><i>Ocean Lawn</i><p>Participants join a roundtable discussion of their choice at lunch. Each is led by a fellow participant with expertise in a specific topic, issue or industry.<p>Confirmed Roundtable Hosts:<p>How Humanities Directs Technology<p>How​ …

C-suite Leadership

Conde Nast Names Alison Moore Chief Business Officer, Women's Collection

Condé Nast has hired former SoundCloud CRO Alison Moore to become its next Chief Business Officer of the publisher’s Women’s Collection, which …

Condé Nast