Tag Archives: CEO

Total moves finance department back to Paris due to Brexit, costs: CEO Patrick Pouyanne

French energy major Total will move its finance department back to Paris from London due to Britain’s impending exit from the European Union, and also to reduce costs, the firms Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne said on Tuesday. The blue chip company caused an uproar in France when it decided in 2013 to move the 70-strong department from its Paris headquarters ... Read More »

Art, gadgets and The Godfather: Up, close and personal with Naveen Tewari, Co-Founder and CEO, InMobi

YSWeekender caught up with Naveen Tewari, Co-Founder and CEO of India’s first homegrown startup unicorn, InMobi – a global technology company that provides enterprise platforms for marketers. We found out what his number one secret to productivity is, checked out the art that adorns the walls in his home and also discovered his love for gadgets. Walking into his den, Naveen says “predicting ... Read More »

JD.com’s Billionaire CEO Richard Liu Released After US Arrest

The billionaire founder and chief executive of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com, Richard Liu, was arrested in the US state of Minnesota on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released after what the company said was a false accusation. JD.com, backed by Walmart, Alphabet’s Google, and China’s Tencent Holdings, said in a statement on Sunday that Liu, whose Chinese name is Liu Qiangdong, was falsely accused. ... Read More »

E-Sports: Move to Less Violent Games for 2022 Asiad, Says Alisport CEO

E-sports will shift away from violent content and towards sports-focused titles for the 2022 Asian Games, the CEO of Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s sports arm told Reuters on Sunday. Alisports CEO Zhang Dazhong, who partnered with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to feature electronic sports as a demonstration event in the 2018 Asian Games, said the discipline would need to evolve ... Read More »

OnePlus CEO discusses decision to keep 3.5mm headphone jack

OnePlus already confirmed that the OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack but now CEO Pete Lau discussed the company’s choice in more detail. We think the key takeaway is this: “Sometimes, industry trends go against our core beliefs.” It’s good to see a company take a stand against user-unfriendly, fashion-driven choices. But OnePlus didn’t make this choice lightly. It queried its users’ preferences and ... Read More »

iPhone X’s Rs. 89,000 Price Tag a ‘Value Price’, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook

HIGHLIGHTS Cook shared his thoughts on ARKit and its uses Apple CEO claimed iPhone X offers value price due to its tech Face ID feature’s security was also touched upon in interview In a statement that might come as a surprise to many, Apple CEO Tim Cook has described the iPhone X’s price tag of $999 (Rs. 89,000 in India) as “value price” in ... Read More »

Kaspersky Lab CEO Offers Up Source Code for US Government Scrutiny

HIGHLIGHTS Kaspersky CEO agrees to hand his company’s source code to US govt It will help Kaspersky come out clean in the ongoing probe by FBI Kaspersky’s been suspected by FBI to be connected with Russian hackers The chief executive of Russia’s Kaspersky Lab says he’s ready to have his company’s source code examined by US government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions ... Read More »

We turned headphones into a lifestyle accessory: Sennheiser CEO

For quality sound, the outer part of a headphone is as relevant as its inner part, says Sennheiser CEO Andreas Sennheiser Q. What are the key elements of a good pair of headphones? One important thing is experience. Because building headphones is partly science, partly art, and a lot of trial and error through many decades. Sometimes our engineers know ... Read More »