“The New York Times is now as much a technology company as a journalism company.”
“Perhaps this rumor started because I’ve been interviewing folks for a President/COO slot to help us keep up with the growth. I am NOT giving up my CEO slot EVER. I have a Steve Jobs/Larry Ellison approach to these things: I’m in charge. Forever. End of discussion. I’m not here to screen share.”
Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis, forgetting Jobs’s decade in the wilderness as he responded to gossip about his tenure at the question-and-answers site, Calacanis.com, 16 March 2010.
“From Spotify’s perspective, I think music is the most social object there is.”
Spotify CEO Daniel Ek, on how all those people listening to songs with earbuds plugged in are secretly paying attention to the rest of the world, VentureBeat, 16 March 2010
“You can end up with many of the influentials that you want all in one place. It makes for very efficient networking and very efficient partying.”
Blip.tv COO Dina Kaplan, on how SXSW lets her maximize her ROI on carousing, Media Decoder, 15 March 2010