Michael Cunningham, June 20th, 2017
The recent turmoil about Travis Kalanick is another chapter in the tech saga of “Founder CEOs who get their companies into trouble.” Kalanick certainly has his flaws as a leader, but in fairness he did build an industry-altering empire now valued at $70B. Kalanick’s embattled status as Uber’s CEO begs the question, what makes certain
Mark Lonergan, February 15th, 2017
Like a lot of people here in Silicon Valley, I am not a big fan of ISS—the company that oversees the scoring of publicly-traded companies for major institutional investors.
However, ISS issued guidelines around board tenure last year that strike me as absolutely correct. They insist that a 10-year limit should be placed on sitting
Michael Cunningham, October 27th, 2016
Lonergan Partners is proud to release the 2016 edition of “Who Run’s Silicon Valley” focusing on the topic of CEO power in the Silicon Valley 150 (SV150). In this report we examine the ways in which CEOs have influence both inside and outside of their organizations.
Founder CEOs like Zuckerberg and Musk, and even multi-time CEO
Mark Lonergan, June 23rd, 2016
Recently we’ve seen a focus on adding experienced CIOs to technology company boards.
Why top talent is the best investment in a volatile market
Michael Cunningham, January 31st, 2016
With the markets in turmoil and private investing trending down, hiring caution may feel like the safe choice for tech companies, but not necessarily the right one. With so many tangible innovations at our fingertips, now is the time to invest in the right team and surpass the risk-averse competition.Here’s why:Broader pool of