Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.
After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.
The Yahoo CEO's inflated resume has apparently cost its first job. Patti Hart, who led the search that named Thompson CEO, will not seek re-election to the Yahoo board, All Things D reports.
commentary Thanks to his decision to start a patent war with Facebook, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is facing a battle he isn't likely to survive.
Is Thompson's alleged resume-padding so lethal that he cannot survive? That would be up to Yahoo's board, employees, and shareholders to decide. The sound of the pinata being whacked will not be lost on them.
Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes. A business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal."
Talk about a roller coaster. In the span of seven months, Scott Thompson took over leadership at Yahoo, started a patent war, got forced out amid scandal, then became CEO at a new company.
His time in the corner office at Yahoo was brief, undone by a scandal over his resume. Now Thompson is getting a fresh shot, this time at e-commerce company ShopRunner.
The former Yahoo chief executive has been ousted from Splunk's board after it was revealed that he doesn't actually have a computer science degree.
The company, which provides application delivery networking solutions, announces the resignation of former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson in an SEC filing today.