September 20, 2021

Scott Thompson

Accounting Degree Holder Scott Thompson May Not Be in a Rush to Find a New Job

Last week we learned that Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson, who had given the impression that he was a holder of not one, but two degrees (CompSci and Accounting) only managed to, in reality, be the holder of said accounting degree. This misrepresentation has upset a few people, most notably, Third Point founder Dan Loeb whose […]

Perhaps Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson Should Start Sending His Résumé* to Accounting Firms

Yesterday we learned that Third Point boss Dan Loeb wasn't all that impressed with Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's credentials. It wasn't that he was all "meh" about Thompson's accounting degree, but rather that Scottie's computer science degree was not what one would consider "real." This has a lot of people pointing, laughing, judging, and Yahoo's […]

Sometimes an Accounting Degree Just Isn’t Enough

Like when you've been telling people that you also have a computer science degree, when in fact, you don't have a computer science degree (at least in the traditional sense) and then someone – in this case, Third Point founder Dan Loeb – sorta notices: May 3, 2012   Board of Directors Yahoo! Inc. 701 First Avenue Sunnyvale, […]