Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: Remote Work Will Not Magically End

Elva Mankin

Slack chief executive Stewart Butterfield knew the world was changing the night of March 11, right around when Tom Hanks announced from Australia that he had contracted Covid-19. The NBA postponed its season, and President Trump suspended travel to the United States. Butterfield’s team had already been working virtually for a week–something that […]

From chief technology officer to CEO

Elva Mankin

In the digital era, strong technology leadership correlates ever more closely with business revenue growth. Technology strategy, and the ability of chief technology officers to deliver it, is key to business success, not just for managing the performance and cost efficiency of enterprise technology, but to create the architecture and […]

Kayak CEO Hints Company May Get Into the Hotel Business

Elva Mankin

There’s been speculation over the years about online travel companies getting into the hotel business, and Kayak CEO Steve Hafner teased as much during an interview on Thursday. Hafner, who heads Booking Holdings brands Kayak and OpenTable, dropped the hint during a pre-recorded interview for Travel’s Path Forward: Online Travel, […]

Elon Musk’s net worth just hit $70.5 billion, surpassing Warren Buffett’s. Here’s how the billionaire Tesla and SpaceX CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Elva Mankin

Elon Musk. Steve Nesius/Reuters Elon Musk has had a tumultuous yet successful life.  He was bullied as a child but ultimately attended an Ivy League university, going on to become the CEO of two companies, Tesla and SpaceX, and the founder of three more. He’s also been married three times and […]