IT Pro is supported by its audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

chief executive officer (CEO)

Samsung heir apologizes, promises he won’t pass company control to children
chief executive officer (CEO)

Samsung heir apologizes, promises he won’t pass company control to children

Jay Y. Lee makes a rare apology in his first media appearance in five years
6 May 2020
Mark Zuckerberg recasts his role at Facebook while taking on dissenting board members
Mark Zuckerberg speaking
chief executive officer (CEO)

Mark Zuckerberg recasts his role at Facebook while taking on dissenting board members

More than half of Facebook’s directors have left since 2019
29 Apr 2020
AT&T taps John Stankey as its next CEO
chief executive officer (CEO)

AT&T taps John Stankey as its next CEO

Current AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to retire on July 1
27 Apr 2020
Meet the Top-10 Fortune 500 tech CEOs
chief executive officer (CEO)

Meet the Top-10 Fortune 500 tech CEOs

Tech's leading CEOs according to the 2020 Fortune 500 list
27 Apr 2020
Coronavirus crisis spurs SAP to remove co-CEO Jennifer Morgan
chief executive officer (CEO)

Coronavirus crisis spurs SAP to remove co-CEO Jennifer Morgan

Christian Klein will carry on as sole chief as the ERP giant slims down its leadership structure
21 Apr 2020
Mozilla re-hires veteran Mitchell Baker to serve as CEO
chief executive officer (CEO)

Mozilla re-hires veteran Mitchell Baker to serve as CEO

The interim chair and CEO formally rejoins the organisation after Chris Beard stepped down in December 2019
9 Apr 2020
Western Digital hires Cisco’s David Goeckeler as its new CEO
chief executive officer (CEO)

Western Digital hires Cisco’s David Goeckeler as its new CEO

Replacing Steve Milligan, Goeckeler hints that Western Digital’s future lies in the cloud
6 Mar 2020
Salesforce co-chief Keith Block steps down
sales & CRM

Salesforce co-chief Keith Block steps down

No official reason has been given, although Block will stay on as an advisor with Salesforce for another year
26 Feb 2020
LinkedIn’s CEO steps aside after 11 years in charge
LinkedIn
chief executive officer (CEO)

LinkedIn’s CEO steps aside after 11 years in charge

Jeff Weiner will take up the position of executive chairman while Ryan Roslansky will become the new chief executive
6 Feb 2020
Oracle CEO Mark Hurd dies aged 62
chief executive officer (CEO)

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd dies aged 62

Industry veteran played a major role in some of the technology sector's biggest firms
21 Oct 2019
Oracle earnings flat as CEO steps down citing health reasons
Business operations

Oracle earnings flat as CEO steps down citing health reasons

Co-chief Mark Hurd requests a leave of absence to focus on his health after nine years at the firm
12 Sep 2019
Mozilla’s CEO Chris Beard is stepping down
The stylised version of the Mozilla logo on a building
Business strategy

Mozilla’s CEO Chris Beard is stepping down

The Canadian business leader will resign at the end of the year but stay on at the company for "years to come”
30 Aug 2019
CEO job description: What does a CEO do?
man putting top section of puzzle triangle that has outline of persons head on each piece
Business strategy

CEO job description: What does a CEO do?

What does the person in the corner office really do - and how can you get there?
1 Mar 2019
Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman
chief executive officer (CEO)

Elon Musk steps down as Tesla chairman

Following his Tweet to take the company private, SEC forces Musk to step down as Tesla chair
1 Oct 2018
CEOs weary of short-termist view on digital transformation
CEO looking isolated and disappointed in a board room
digital transformation

CEOs weary of short-termist view on digital transformation

Business chiefs warn boards not to expect ROI on AI and robotics projects for up to five years
22 Aug 2018
US warns businesses of Oracle and SAP ERP threats
Oracle sailing boats
enterprise resource planning (ERP)

US warns businesses of Oracle and SAP ERP threats

Oracle and SAP urge customers to apply patches to secure systems against hackers
26 Jul 2018
Most CEOs steal IP from previous employers
Harvesting data from a laptop
information security (InfoSec)

Most CEOs steal IP from previous employers

Emotionally-driven decisions put companies at risk, finds security report
25 Jul 2018
British Airways IT outage leaves travellers stranded
A British Airways plane taking off
Business operations

British Airways IT outage leaves travellers stranded

Passengers suffer delays at Heathrow due to supplier's system failure
19 Jul 2018
Amazon Prime Day rocked by outage
capacity planning

Amazon Prime Day rocked by outage

Shoppers frustrated as they struggle to get the best deals
17 Jul 2018
HP UK suffers 85% drop in profits
Business operations

HP UK suffers 85% drop in profits

Tech giant blames a strengthening pound, but its costs also rose over its latest financial year
2 Jul 2018
Intel will need a new CEO to help reach 10nm CPUs
chief executive officer (CEO)

Intel will need a new CEO to help reach 10nm CPUs

Krzanich's time as Intel CEO was a mixed bag of successes and failures
22 Jun 2018
IT Pro Panel: How CIOs got their first breaks in IT
chief information officer (CIO)

IT Pro Panel: How CIOs got their first breaks in IT

It may seem like a simple pathway from the outside, but a CIO's first taste of IT comes in many different forms
15 Jun 2018
The 10 worst excuses for male-dominated company boards
Careers & training

The 10 worst excuses for male-dominated company boards

Hampton-Alexander Review brands firms' excuses as "pitiful and patronising"
31 May 2018
Dell won't sell, but may merge with VMware
Dell sign on top of building
Acquisition

Dell won't sell, but may merge with VMware

A special committee is analysing the possible options for the tech giant
22 May 2018