Tagged: Steve Jobs

Google CEO quits Apple board

Citing a growing overlap of the two companies businesses, Google CEO Eric Schmidt has resigned from the Apple board of directors.  School of Management Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, chair of the Information Systems Department, says the move reflects likely future competition. “It’s about the potential overlap in the future as Apple develops its business models […]

Jobs back at Apple job

With Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs back to work after a six-month medical leave and a liver transplant, questions remain about the company’s responsibility to inform shareholders about Jobs’ condition.  School of Management Senior Associate Dean Mike Lawson, an economics professor, can discuss the tricky situation. Contact Mike Lawson, 617-353-2664, mlawson@bu.edu

Disclosing Jobs’ liver transplant

Should Apple’s board of directors been notified that on-leave CEO Steve Jobs had a liver transplant?  School of Managemenet Professor James Post, an authority on corporate governance matters, can discuss the ins and outs of transparency requirements for the boards of public companies. Contact James Post, 617-353-4162, jepost@bu.edu

Jobs back to Apple?

Reports say Steve Jobs, on medical leave since January, could be returning to the helm of Apple by the end of June, with speculation that he may make an appearance at Apple’s developer’s conference that starts on Monday.  School of Management Professor James Post, an authority on corporate governance, can discuss the critical role of […]