Ed: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon have been led by technologists. Media companies like NY Times and Timer Warner haven't figured the formula for success. Past Yahoo leadership has been from media.
from John Battelle's Searchblog
Bartz has a lot of experience in other parts of the technology world, to be sure, and is widely respected. And I love that her former company, Autodesk, is in Marin, where I founded FM. But it does strike me that Yahoo needs a stronger suite of media-savvy executives now that Weiner and Rosensweig are gone.
Michael Hirschorn's article in the Atlantic worrying that the company might go bankrupt in May. NYTCo's bottom line? We're not dead yet...