Tag Archives: CEO

08Jun/20

Black Enterprise CEO: “I Am Tired … The Pandemic Of Racism Must End”

Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more

04Sep/17

Taxify takes on Uber in crowded London market

Taxify plans to go head to head with Uber in the highly competitive London taxi-hailing market this week, after the Silicon Valley giant allowed it to make inroads on the edges of Europe and in major African cities. Laura Frykberg reports. Continue reading

31Oct/16

Smart glass taps into beer drinker’s data

A “smart” drinking glass embedded with a microchip gathers data on drinker preferences for beverage companies, with the customer offered perks and promotions in exchange.

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21Sep/15

British designers pin hopes on growing demand for UK-made clothing

London Fashion Week is in full swing and British designers are pinning their hopes on growing demand for UK-made clothing. The Albion Knitting company is one start-up which is already supplying LVMH, Gucci and Richemont.

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20Jun/15

Drones, missiles, and fighter jets at Paris Airshow

LE BOURGET, PARIS, FRANCE / YUMA PROVING GROUND IN ARIZONA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS / TEXTRON) – Military flypasts are a highlight of the Paris Airshow.

The Rafale jet fighter wowed the crowds with an acrobatic display.

It’s the best jet of its kind, says Eric Trappier, CEO of Dassault, which made it.
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07Jun/15

Deutsche Bank makes John Cryan CEO

John Cryan, former UBS Chief Financial Officer and on Deutsche Bank’s supervisory board, has been appointed the latter’s new Chief Executive Officer, as the bank tries to clean up its image.
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18May/15

First look at Steve Jobs biopic released

Universal releases a teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic, “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender in the title role of the late tech titan.
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18May/15

Apple CEO touts iPhone, praises Silicon Valley in commencement speech

(GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY) – Apple CEO Tim Cook used a commencement address in Washington D.C. on Sunday (May17) to jokingly encourage graduates who are not iPhone users to become one.
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