CFO David Ebersman may not be a household name. He soon may be.
Editor's Note: This story, published in early February, profiles Facebook CFO David Ebersman. By all accounts, Ebersman's latest coup is managing the entire IPO process, from calling the shots on how the banks would get paid to running a roadshow that appears to have increased demand, and hence, price.
FORTUNE -- Shortly after he helped to close the $46 MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Feb 1, 2012 5:06 PM ET
The tiny polling site hopes to get a lift from presidential campaigns -- and its tech-star co-founder.
FORTUNE -- Scott McNealy can barely conceal his enthusiasm as he sits down in the media room of his Silicon Valley mansion to watch the New Hampshire Republican presidential debate. But it is not the debate itself that has Sun Microsystems' longtime CEO literally on the edge of his seat -- in fact, his MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Jan 26, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Seeking more personalized results and exposure for its fledgling Google+, the search giant is changing the results it displays.
FORTUNE -- Google+ is about to get a whole lot more exposure.
In a move that is certain to sharpen its rivalry with Facebook, Google (GOOG) on Tuesday is introducing a revamped version of its ubiquitous search engine that will dive deeply into the company's fledgling social network, Google+, to find content that MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Jan 10, 2012 9:30 AM ET
With a new deal, online survey provider SurveyMonkey joins a growing -- but still exclusive club -- of small, privately-held Silicon Valley startups worth more than $1 billion.
FORTUNE -- You know what's cooler than 12 million dollars? One billion dollars.
Okay, that wasn't quite as snappy as Sean Parker's exchange with Mark Zuckerberg in the The Social Network. But consider this: Dave Goldberg's "cool" music startup, Launch Media, was sold to MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Dec 14, 2011 2:29 PM ET
He helped build the massively popular iPod and iPhone. Now, he's turned to something very different: thermostats.
FORTUNE -- Tony Fadell has defied skeptics before. Ten years ago, when a slick gadget he conceived and helped to build hit the market, most analysts shrugged, saying the new tech toy would be irrelevant to most people. The prediction ranks among to top bloopers in the history of tech punditry. Fadell's gadget, the MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Oct 25, 2011 7:38 AM ET
Steve Jobs, who by the force of his charisma, intuition and personality reshaped industries and turned Apple into America's most valued company, died at the age of 56.
FORTUNE -- On Wednesday, America lost its most successful chief executive, the technology industry lost its greatest visionary, and Silicon Valley lost a giant whose influence will be felt for years to come.
Steve Jobs, who by the force of his charisma, intuition and MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Oct 6, 2011 7:17 AM ET
How CEO Dave Goldberg boosted his company's bottom line with more paying customers.
FORTUNE -- Dave Goldberg, a pioneering Internet music entrepreneur, used to have a glamorous job as vice president of music at Yahoo (YHOO), which bought his startup Launch Media for $12 million. Now, as CEO of Palo Alto-based SurveyMonkey, he peddles online survey tools to corporations, schools, and community groups. "A lot of people ask me, 'Really? Surveys?'" MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Sep 15, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Without hype or fanfare, Steve Jobs has been quietly making sure his beloved company is built to last.
FORTUNE -- The last time Apple chairman Steve Jobs appeared in public before resigning as chief executive in late August was not at one of Apple's meticulously choreographed product launches. It took place in the unremarkable chambers of the Cupertino City Council, where Jobs made an unannounced appearance in June to unveil plans MOREMiguel Helft, senior writer - Sep 8, 2011 5:00 AM ET
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