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Getting to know John Thompson, Microsoft's new chairman

Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.

By February 4, 2014

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Rumor redux: So why not John Thompson as Microsoft CEO?

After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.

By January 21, 2014

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Scott Thompson

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.

By December 11, 2012

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Scott Thompson gets new CEO gig

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.

By July 23, 2012

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Another day, another board ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson leaves

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.

By May 21, 2012

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Ex-Yahoo CEO Thompson resigns from F5 Networks board

The company, which provides application delivery networking solutions, announces the resignation of former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson in an SEC filing today.

By May 18, 2012

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Thompson leaves Yahoo with no severance

Scott Thompson still walks away with millions, but the "resumegate" controversy costs the former Yahoo CEO a bigger payout.

By May 14, 2012

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Yahoo to claim 'cause' in Thompson ouster, report says

Now that former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out, Yahoo will try to sidestep a major severance payout by claiming he violated a code of ethics, according to AllThingsD.

By May 14, 2012

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Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO

A resume error brings down not only CEO Scott Thompson, but also four of Yahoo's directors. A settlement with investor Daniel Loeb will put him and two allies on the Internet pioneer's board.

By May 13, 2012

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Yahoo CEO Thompson reportedly set to resign

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson will step down amid a controversy over his inflated resume, All Things D reports. What's more, the company may also capitulate to activist investors by seating a dissident board slate.

By May 13, 2012