Report: Former Apple exec says company’s leaders are spread too thin, structure doesn’t look ‘effective’

A new report from The Information takes a look at some of the changes that Apple’s leadership has undergone over the last few years, the company’s employee growth, and how that’s spread the executive team thinner than ever. Notably, a former Apple executive believes that the current leadership structure “doesn’t look particularly effective.” more… The post Report: […]

Apple marketing exec Susan Prescott to speak at ‘TechCrunch Sessions’ event next month

TechCrunch announced today that Susan Prescott, a vice president of markets, apps, and services at Apple, will speak at its “TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise” event in San Francisco next month. more… The post Apple marketing exec Susan Prescott to speak at ‘TechCrunch Sessions’ event next month appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

Apple hires yet another veteran TV programming exec for its original content efforts

As part of its growing original content efforts, Apple has hired programming veteran Michelle Lee to join its worldwide video department, as reported by Variety. Lee has previously worked on popular shows for several major networks as a producing partner at Universal Television’s True Jack Productions… more… 9to5Mac

Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple VP of Advertising Platforms Todd Teresi in a keynote Q&A session at the Postback conference in Seattle on Tuesday explained the company’s switch away from iAd in favor of the new Search Ads platform, revealed never before seen internal metrics and discussed the future of app advertising. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John interviewed at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit

Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John was in attendance Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit this evening. Saint John, who joined Apple through the Beats Music acquisition, has become one of the more vocal members of the Apple Music team and earlier this year, a “power lunch” with her was auctioned off for $ 10,500. more… […]

Apple hires away Amazon exec to head up corporate digital security, report says

Days before Apple is set to meet U.S. prosecutors in court over a contentious encryption fight involving an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, a report on Friday claims the company has poached Amazon’s vice president of information security George Stathakopoulos. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Former GM exec pans rumored ‘Apple Car’ sight unseen, calls it ‘a gigantic money pit’

Despite having no apparent personal knowledge of an Apple-built electric car, former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz proclaimed this week that shareholders should be "very upset" that Apple may be eyeing an entrance into the automotive business. AppleInsider – Frontpage News