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You very much you know Groupon fired its founder and CEO Andrew Mason after last quarter's earnings pandora CEO Joseph Kennedy.
Has stepped down from his role after the company's report now -- dive in earnings this quarter my next guest says there are other CEOs that should be on the look out.
As it looking out over the shoulder Clinton Cattrall.
-- the consumer reporter what -- -- I don't I don't start that would contribute an immediate I think it's a bad stock you son gets 77%.
SEC said he was doing financial -- with his projections for earnings.
You know yet he beats you stay quite a long time that a lot of damage and yes -- -- -- a lot these rights.
So -- the person who is that the company from the beginning of the person who has really risen for the longest time is not the right person.
To see the company through these times and times were sort of going through -- many.
-- Maybe not a bubble impressed that a squeeze.
And he with one of the first -- -- in fact you manually a lot of remember when Groupon is the only.
One of the few daily deal sites on the -- and that there aren't.
Thousands of them though.
Rework this competition and he hasn't made some of the comments he was making or her -- random as he was tunnel leaving the door as well the board was a little more proper and how they've described his.
I drive us about you can -- -- CEOs right now that you say really need to be like on the look out and mark Pincus and zinc.
One is that right now in Hickory Zynga I mean if -- the -- behind.
Right and did very well and it's early days with its close relationship with FaceBook that's FaceBook has been.
Changing rapidly and aggressively pursuing.
-- revenue from other.
They're not as close as they used to and they you know obviously with farm bill they have some really like of any big movie studio they had -- Some blockbuster.
They have farm felon and some mothers and they haven't really how does.
-- kind of.
Success stock's up about 61% over the last year so right if it's nonstop performance all Bryant isn't gonna make.
Most of -- -- -- this is another one that you run on your list right CEO that needs -- to watch it and I'm wondering if this is because the Google Maps in -- Yelp was really the only game in town but especially now with Google Maps Google Maps is kind of and -- don't censor Google men right they use and honoring android and act and I am yeah.
It's okay -- you saw everybody uses -- and they had a huge database and -- prison as a prime example of a company that's really suffering from.
Companies exactly like an.
Do you think that is very stop women is -- but he takes the blame and -- Or is it more -- business.
Guess that's you know partly it both you know it's like partly the size and the utility of the site and how friendly just people intuitive it is and it's partly.
Partly timing -- the next.
Very interesting you say Steve Ballmer Microsoft -- -- easy to get off.
He's been there the longest time you now and I think.
You said before him on you know who's gonna replace them -- yeah I don't like Steve Hercules gadget plays we've always busy.
In aspect of yes there there there is thought you know but in -- -- -- have a really strong enterprise business but it's really where there.
Struggling to catch up like a lot of tech company this is this.
Permanent transition the world is making from PC.
To mobile's toddler from Smartphones you don't need me to repeat the numbers for.
You think that Microsoft's having an identity crisis because surfaced was this departure.
That scene and then and have a new windows operating system and neither have -- Brent north and a blockbuster doesn't really come to mind we.
-- an understatement and I yeah I mean the topple it.
Hybrids is that in itself an identity crisis and I think -- we'll have Tim Cook -- -- -- quite vocal on the hot.
But you're not gonna protester in a microwave together and -- -- consumer is that.
That as a product so I think they really need to.
Think about how to not on the course again that's the real problem how are you gonna.
Like every other company is trying to rival -- with the iPod and something is doing with the with the iPhone but you know Microsoft really think about to the drawing board.
Least at least Microsoft is -- money percent over the last year at least he's got back to hang us how to honor whenever -- -- about Meg Whitman because and that's.
Big -- get a feel for Meg Whitman I mean as the three CEOs in this company over the last three years I -- -- she is trying to.
You know save.
Certainly -- fault of the company's -- This is this is another run like an old technology company that is really -- -- Huge company that's really struggling to make that transition.
And it's -- got -- that sounds like.
The simple problem but it's not it's this you know transition.
Two to know while I think as he said it's like three CEOs in the last three years it's a lot of the lot of change in leadership and strategy in a lot of chopping and changing.
But admit it but replacing literally do anything different for HP -- think the gate -- -- -- a question about that that's the questioners who who.
They can always trying to for a fourth the and -- you know my gosh -- sure Nicklaus was so -- -- now with Hewlett-Packard right -- it's tough I'm okay.
Finally -- talk about about FaceBook because of Michael Dell but we'll bring you got Michael down the list.
But if he takes is coming.
Try that he can in -- -- I think I'm in Blackstone whose interest and of course that was entered.
It's not -- he he cut a 24 billion dollar deal if you're probably okay anyway and then you say what you -- Zuckerberg not your -- but.
No it's definitely on my neck and northern and apparently doesn't -- -- as well that's true or not not on the list are right Clinton but Robb MarketWatch consumer reporter.
Misty take on who mistakenly think we still say.
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