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The life and career of Stewart Butterfield, the Flickr cofounder and Slack CEO who just sold his company to Salesforce for $27.7 billion



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Clearbanc CEO on how moving to Canada fast-tracked his tech career

  • Andrew D’Souza is a successful startup founder running a company out of Toronto.
  • He says leaving Silicon Valley to work at a Canadian company accelerated his career because he was able to establish himself at a fast-growing company in an emerging tech ecosystem.
  • “Everyone talks about, ‘Do you want to be a big fish in a small pond or a small fish in a big pond?’ But I think the dimension that people don’t think about is how fast is the pond growing,” D’Souza said.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Canada’s tech ecosystem has been called many things. Silicon Valley North. Maple Valley. Even “the nice person’s Silicon Valley.” Call it what you want, but don’t count it out, says Andrew D’Souza, who runs one of Canadian’s hottest tech startups, Clearbanc.

He says that going home to Toronto after a stint in the San Francisco Bay Area turbocharged

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The Best Career Advice From Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh, the technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and former CEO of Zappos who built the company into a billion dollar shoe internet empire passed away on Friday. There was an immediate outpouring of tributes: to his innovation, to his generosity, to his commitment to building a better corporate culture and a better world. Between numerous interviews and a book, Hsieh passed on a great deal of career and business advice over the course of his life. Below are a few of the best lessons he shared and embodied throughout his career:

Value What You Want To Do Over A Title Or A Status Symbol

In an interview with NPR’s “How I Built This With

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Head of Full Sail university, private equity firm CEO appointed to help oversee Florida universities

Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed the CEOs of Full Sail University and a private equity firm to the Florida Board of Governors, which oversees the state university system.



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Edward Haddock of Winter Park, the co-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of for-profit Full Sail University, and Ken Jones of Tampa, the CEO and founder of Third Lake Capital, are to join the board, the governor’s office said Tuesday. DeSantis’ appointments are subject to approval from the Florida Senate.

The Board of Governors, the policy-making body for Florida’s public universities, currently has 16 members, including Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran. Many are business executives or have political connections. They meet several times per year.

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Newsmax CEO Thinks Trump Should Concede When States Certify Elections, Would Support Overturning Electoral College

Chistopher Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax Media, a conservative multimedia platform that has supported President Donald Trump’s claims of voter fraud, said in an interview that Trump should concede the race when states certify their elections.



a person wearing a hat: President Donald Trump throws hats to supporters during a rally at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport November 2, 2020, in Avoca, Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, Pennsylvania officially certified its election results for Joe Biden. Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy said in an interview that Trump should concede the race one states certify their results.


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President Donald Trump throws hats to supporters during a rally at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport November 2, 2020, in Avoca, Pennsylvania. On Tuesday, Pennsylvania officially certified its election results for Joe Biden. Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy said in an interview that Trump should concede the race one states certify their results.

In a conversation with Isaac Chotiner published in The New Yorker on Tuesday, Ruddy discussed his close relationship with Trump and how Newsmax has chosen to support the president in the post-election news cycle.

But when asked whether or not the conservative media outlet would support an attempt by Trump to overturn certified election results, Ruddy said he

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Tournament of Roses CEO: Rose Bowl date ‘flexible’ to accommodate possible push back of College Football Playoff

EUGENE — The Rose Bowl Game, site of one of the College Football Playoff semifinals, is open to moving back the date of its game if circumstances due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on college football make Jan. 1, 2021 untenable.

David Eads, CEO and Executive Director of the Tournament of Roses, told The Oregonian/OregonLive he and his staff are preparing for the game to be held as scheduled on its traditional Jan. 1 at 2 p.m. PT but that “flexibility and patience” have been the group’s ethos amid the pandemic.

“Right now we are still planning for January 1st CFP semifinal game at the Rose Bowl, but also you can’t avoid the headlines of what’s happening right now with the spread of the virus and its impact on college football,” Eads said Thursday afternoon. “I think similar to what you’ve heard from others, flexibility is going to

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New York Liberty team CEO shares her top career advice for women

  • The CEO of the WNBA’s The New York Liberty team, Keia Clarke shared her top career advice: Don’t be afraid to apply for a job you’re not 100% sure you’re qualified for. 
  • She said women need to hear this advice because they are less likely to apply for jobs for which they feel underqualified. 
  • Indeed, LinkedIn research shows women are 16% less likely to apply to a job than men after looking at it.
  • Women are also more likely to report they didn’t apply for a job because they were “following the rules” of who could apply, per data published in Harvard Business review. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Three years ago, Keia Clarke had a big decision to make: apply for a job in the C-suite or pass the opportunity up. She could remain vice president of the WNBA’s New York Liberty team, a job she was

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SpaceX’s Starship could help clean up space junk in orbit, says CEO

  • SpaceX’s Starship rocket system could help clear out junk that has been left in Earth’s orbit, according to Gwynne Shotwell, the company’s president and CEO. 
  • “It’s not going to be easy, but I do believe Starship offers the possibility of going and doing that,” Shotwell said in an online interview with Time Magazine. 
  • Daniel Oltrogge, director at the Center for Space Standards and Innovation, told Business Insider: “Space debris is increasingly of concern and the collision of two massive space debris objects… pose the greatest environmental risk.”
  • Oltrogge said it’s estimated that there may be around 760,000 objects larger than a centimeter in size in orbit today.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

SpaceX’s Starship rocket system could help solve the problem of space junk, according to the company’s president and chief operating officer. 

“There’s rocket bodies littering the space environment, and dead satellites,” said Gwynne Shotwell in an

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Meet Schoen Cooperman Research CEO Carly Cooperman, interview

  • Carly Cooperman, 35, is the CEO and partner at Schoen Cooperman Research, a consulting and analytical firm based in New York City. 
  • Cooperman joined the company in 2007 straight out of college and held nearly every position at the firm until being appointed as CEO in July of this year. 
  • She was the lead pollster on Bloomberg’s 2020 presidential run and helped Democrats take the House in 2018. She has also worked with HBO, Apple, and Snapchat,and helped uphold San Francisco’s ban on e-cigarettes. 
  • In an interview with Business Insider, Cooperman talks about her rise in political consulting and how she manages often being the only woman in the room. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Carly Cooperman always thought she wanted to enter politics, but never thought she would end up in polling. Little did she know.

She studied political communications at George Washington University, and during her

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Annovis Bio CEO to Present at Meridian Clinical Trials Summit

BERWYN, Pa., Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Annovis Bio Inc. (NYSE American: ANVS), a clinical-stage drug platform company addressing Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD) and other neurodegenerative diseases, today announced its Founder and CEO, Maria Maccecchini, Ph.D., is presenting at the Meridian Clinical Trials Summit on November 2, 2020 at 10 a.m. ET.

Dr. Maccecchini’s presentation, “De-risking Phase 3 clinical studies in Phase 2; case study from Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s”, will share insight learned from the Company’s ongoing clinical studies which are measuring all the steps in the toxic cascade leading to nerve cell death and how ANVS401, the Company’s lead compound, might reverse the toxic cascade and recover normal brain function.

“I look forward to sharing with the attendees how I believe we are effectively de-risking our clinical trial programs through our current Phase 2a studies,” commented, Dr. Maccecchini.

About Annovis Bio

Headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, Annovis

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