Carahsoft President Craig P. Abod Named EY Entrepreneur Of The…

The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Abod was selected as the winner in the Government Services Large category by an independent judging panel made up of previous winners of the award, leading CEOs, private capital investors and other regional business leaders. … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Remains Overvalued With No Significant Catalysts

LinkedIn has gained 10% from its post Q1 earnings low of 200, based off of activist investor rumors and analyst upgrades. Due to LinkedIn's dual class share structure, it's unlikely that a activist investor would take a position in it. … [Read more...]

Time Again To Look For Mid-Year ‘Dogs Of The Dow’

During my 30-year career, I managed and consulted to multi-billion dollar funds. Using the "multi-manager" approach, I worked with leading investment managers. … [Read more...]

NYRT Announces 33,100 Square Foot Lease at Worldwide Plaza

"Over the past twelve months, we have seen tremendous demand from prospective tenants and are pleased to welcome Prometheus Global Media to an already outstanding roster of tenants at Worldwide Plaza," said , Chief Executive Officer and President of NYRT. "The 10-year lease was executed for the entire 29th floor, the last vacant office floor available for lease." … [Read more...]

LinkedIn Testing Three New Apps, Including Messaging

LinkedIn is developing three new apps including one for mobile messaging, according to people familiar with the matter, extending an industry-wide trend toward single-purpose apps. The professional social network is testing a chat app, dubbed LinkedIn Messaging, aimed at allowing users to communicate more easily with LinkedIn connections, the people said. … [Read more...]

Measuring Gender Diversity with Data from LinkedIn

We are uniquely positioned, by virtue of LinkedIn’s data, to provide insight into gender equality across every industry represented on the network. In fact, one of the winning teams of the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge is currently working on research that evaluates gender differences in self-promotion on profiles. Having released our own workforce diversity numbers and an update on our Women In Tech (WIT) and Women’s Initiative (WiN) e … [Read more...]

Introducing the New LinkedIn Pulse: Your Daily News, Powered By Your Professional World

A lot of people don’t realize this, but the Pulse app was built as a class project at Stanford University in 2010. My cofounder, Ankit, and I designed, built and launched the first version of the app on the App Store in 6 short weeks. In the next three years as an independent company, we had an incredible ride, growing the Pulse user base to 30 million users and the team to 25 people. In 2013, as we started thinking about the future of Pulse, we r … [Read more...]

lynda.com Makes Learning to Code Easier with Practice Coding

Because we know people learn best by doing, we’ve just integrated practice coding into more than 38 courses in in HTML, CSS and Javascript. Learners can now work on their coding skills in a window that appears alongside their chosen course. This is just a start and we’ll be adding more courses in various other programming languages in the near future. We also stay in close contact with companies like Adobe to make sure we post courses in l … [Read more...]

86,000 Reasons Why Residents of Greater Manchester Need to be on LinkedIn

I am passionate about helping professionals of all ages develop the skills they need to get hired and be successful. It’s why I joined LinkedIn — our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. It’s also why we are excited about the work we’re doing with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority here in the UK; a follow up to the Economic Graph research we did in New York. Greater Manchester has a diver … [Read more...]

President and CEO of Isola Group Announces Retirement

CHANDLER, Ariz., June 15, 2015 -- Isola Group, a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer Printed Circuit Boards , announced today the decision of its current President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharpe to retire. Mr. Sharpe will stay with Isola until his successor has joined to ensure a smooth transition. … [Read more...]

EY Announces Enphase Energy CEO and President Paul Nahi is an EY…

EY today announced that Paul Nahi, president and CEO of Enphase Energy, Inc. , received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award in the Technology category in Northern California. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. … [Read more...]

UPS Capital Acquires Parcel Pro

UPS Capital , a subsidiary of UPS , which provides supply chain financial, insurance and payment services, today announced the acquisition of Parcel Pro, the leading independent logistics provider to the jewelry, wristwatch and collectibles industries. "The synergies between UPS Capital and Parcel Pro will greatly benefit customers shipping high-value products," said Ronald Chang, president of UPS Capital. … [Read more...]

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Through FabNet, RCI will offer Technology Assessment Reports to help Ben Franklin Technology Partners funded companies evaluate the commercial feasibility of their new technologies. As a FabNet partner, RCI will provide chemical synthesis, development and scale-up in support of FabNet's mission to speed prototype development for emerging technology companies in Southeastern Pennsylvania. … [Read more...]

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A study from the Chief Marketing Officer Council and Executive Networks Inc. looks at the value of socially engaging employees and partners in shaping corporate culture and brand personality. The report, "Making the Workplace a Brand-Defining Space," explores the new ways that marketing and HR leaders can engage employees socially to better radiate and reinforce a company's brand values, ethics, commitments and qualities. … [Read more...]