Meet the former IBMer who is taking over the chairman role from Bill Gates after having only joined the board two years ago.
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.
After striking out with Plan A, there's a stronger-than-ever case for why Microsoft ought to go with Plan B.
Scott Thompson still walks away with millions, but the "resumegate" controversy costs the former Yahoo CEO a bigger payout.
An activist investor in Yahoo claims a mutual acquaintance spoke with former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, who reminded them that she does, in fact, have a computer science degree.
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.
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.
Yahoo's embattled CEO reported to have told employees that the mistake was made by an executive placement firm when he interviewed for a post at PayPal.
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.
Amid talk of a sale, Yahoo hires PayPal President Scott Thompson to replace fired CEO Carol Bartz. Thompson promises the company will reclaim its tech leadership, but serious challenges await.