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