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.
Talk about a roller coaster of a year.
Former PayPal president Scott Thompsonat Yahoo in January. He quickly became an unpopular figure in Silicon Valley after in March. Then came the resume scandal.
After it was discovered he had fudged his resume to claim he had a computer science degree (his degree is actually in accounting),.
Don't weep for him, though. Two months later, he'd already landed himself a new CEO gig, this time at.