CEOs - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • CEOs, you’re in denial on cybersecurity

    Many of Australia’s chief executive officers are in denial about or simply unaware of cyber security threats to their organisations, according to a new report.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 Oct. 19 01:00
  • Why you shouldn't rush into the cloud

    Don't get pressured into enterprise application decisions that go against the best interests of your organisation.

    Written by Pat Phelan27 Feb. 19 15:57
  • CIOs get ready to break career glass ceiling: report

    More CIOs in Asia Pacific are confident that they have what it takes to become a CEO, according to the results of a new study by The Economist Intelligence Unit and Hitachi Data Systems (HDS).

    Written by Hamish Barwick20 Nov. 14 11:20
  • Your bosses think they are digital leaders, but they are not

    When it comes to digital, the biggest lagger may well be your boss, the CEO. A new survey by Capgemini and MIT Sloan Management Review has revealed that only 37 per cent of CEOs have digital transformation firmly on their agendas.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett10 Oct. 13 14:55
  • Want to get 'old' CEOs into social media? Try success stories

    What do IT and marketing people do if their CEO and other senior managers are stultifying the use of social media? Show them case studies and examples of how other C-level executives are using it to their advantage, say leading social media professionals from Telstra and Facebook.

    Written by Rodney Gedda07 June 11 09:59
  • Google's CEO switch could be a risky move

    Google's decision to change CEOs, announced on the same day it reported yet another blockbuster quarter, begs the question of whether the company is trying to fix something that isn't broken.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez24 Jan. 11 02:39
  • Nokia names Microsoft's Elop as new CEO

    Nokia has named Stephen Elop, former president of Microsoft's business software group, to become its new CEO effective from later this month.

    Written by Martyn Williams and Peter Sayer13 Sept. 10 03:39
  • Demand increases for CEO evaluations

    Business leaders who struggled through the GFC may be in for a rude shock when CEO contracts come up for renewal this year amid a climate of tougher shareholder expectations.

    Written by Lisa Banks30 June 10 14:22
  • Wesfarmers insurance modernises with private cloud

    Retail giant Wesfarmers has deployed a Web-based consumer insurance application on a private cloud and is leveraging it to transform its legacy commercial insurance architecture.

    Written by Rodney Gedda27 May 10 10:03
  • SAP co-CEO defends price of Sybase deal

    Contrary to the opinions of some analysts, US$5.8 billion is not too much for SAP to pay for mobile and database technology vendor Sybase, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott said during a press conference at the Sapphire conference in Orlando on Monday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus18 May 10 04:40
  • Hexaware CEO preaches hybrid sourcing model

    Indian outsourcing company Hexaware has started a fresh assault on the Australian market with a hybrid onshore-offshore sourcing model the company’s CEO says will result in locating a development centre in the region.

    Written by Rodney Gedda31 March 10 09:05
  • Who's your boss? CIOs stepping up to report to CEO

    If reporting lines is a good indication of the relevance of a position within an organisation, the CIO is becoming increasingly important as fewer will report to people other than the CEO in the coming years.

    Written by Rodney Gedda24 March 10 10:02
  • Palm CEO: We could have been bigger than Droid

    If Palm's WebOS products had gone on sale at Verizon before Motorola's Droid, Palm's fortunes today would be very different, the company's CEO said Thursday during its third-quarter earnings call."

    Written by Nancy Gohring22 March 10 07:15
  • Ex-MySQL chief Marten Mickos lands new CEO job

    Marten Mickos, the longtime CEO of MySQL who eventually sold the open-source database company to Sun Microsystems for US$1 billion, has taken a new job as CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the company said Friday.

    Written by James Niccolai22 March 10 07:38
  • W3C pulls former Novell CTO for CEO spot

    Filling a position left open since 2008, former Novell CTO Jeffrey Jaffe has taken on the role of chief executive officer for the <a href="">W3C</a> (World Wide Web Consortium).

    Written by Joab Jackson09 March 10 07:01