Festivals of the future ‘won’t be limited by time and space’: CEO

Post-pandemic music and theater performances are likely to use a hybrid model, according to the chief executive of one of Singapore’s largest arts centers.

Yvonne Tham, CEO of Esplanade, told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” that a mixture of in-person and streamed performances are set to be common in the future.

“Many artists are really open now to what’s known as hybrid, which (means they) may be performing in a particular space in a particular time, but how does that performance have an afterlife? And that’s a question we’ve been asking ourselves even as we’ve been producing lots of digital programs,” Tham said on Monday.

“We’re going to see festivals in future that are not just limited by time and space, therefore what goes on to complement that live experience in the digital space becomes quite important,” she added.

Pre-pandemic, around 3,000 performances took place annually at the Esplanade and it

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Behavox Founder and CEO Erkin Adylov Honored by Goldman Sachs as Entrepreneurial Leader

Adylov Named as One of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs” at 2020 Builders + Innovators Summit

Behavox, the world’s only AI-based data operating platform used by firms to catch misconduct before it causes massive regulatory fines and company crises, announced today Founder and CEO Erkin Adylov has been recognized by Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) as one of the “100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2020” at its Builders + Innovators Summit.

Goldman Sachs selected Adylov as one of 100 entrepreneurs from multiple industries to be honored at the two-day event, which begins Wednesday, October 14. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit, which this year will take place virtually, consists of general sessions and clinics led by seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.

“True innovation is built from a diversity of perspectives and experiences,” said David M. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs. “Our

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HP’s CEO on how the pandemic is accelerating change in technology and business

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HP Ceo Enrique Lores on Leadership Next

“We are witnessing the dawn of a new age,” HP CEO Enrique Lores said at the company’s Reinvent conference this year. Many of the changes that business leaders planned to transition into over the next few years are here now, and they’re being accepted seamlessly due to the pandemic from constant video conferencing to working from home. 

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On the latest episode of “Leadership Next,” the Fortune podcast about the changing roles of business leadership, Lores tells cohosts Alan Murray and Ellen McGirt that the fast pace of change has affected not only business and technology, but also the personal lives of employees and managers alike. That, he says, necessitates the development of a more approachable

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Meditation Giant Headspace Taps Intuit Alum CeCe Morken To Be Its First Female CEO

Over the last seven pandemic-ridden months, meditation app Headspace has seen its downloads double. The company made its offerings free for first responders and the unemployed, and the number of people using a specific “stressed meditation” series is up sixfold. And as CEOs have become increasingly more mindful of their employees’ mental health, corporations such as Tesco, Hewlett Packard Enterprises and Publicis have signed on for Headspace for Work, while Microsoft is even integrating the meditation service into its Teams platform.

Behind the scenes of much of this recent growth has been CeCe Morken, the woman who is currently serving as Headspace’s president and COO. She assumed the position in April after spending 13 years leading different business units at Intuit—but six months into the job, she’s getting

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A Conversation With CEO Ralph Pardo

Last month, Omnicom revamped leadership at two of its media agencies, appointing Ralph Pardo as CEO of Hearts & Science and Catherine Sullivan as CEO of PHD.

Pardo succeeded Erin Matts in the role, who is moving into another role within Omnicom. Matts was named Hearts & Science CEO in 2019, when Scott Hagedorn was promoted to Omnicom Media Group’s North America CEO.

Adweek caught up with Pardo, a 12-year Omnicom veteran, to ask some questions about his new role, his previous one leading the AT&T account through an integrated cross-agency team, and media agencies’ role in helping clients navigate these turbulent times.

This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity and brevity.

What do you hope to bring to this role and how do you envision evolving Hearts & Science?
On a personal level, I want to bring a bit of confidence and swagger to the agency. I

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How Is Microchip Technology’s (NASDAQ:MCHP) CEO Paid Relative To Peers?

Steve Sanghi became the CEO of Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP) in 1991, and we think it’s a good time to look at the executive’s compensation against the backdrop of overall company performance. This analysis will also evaluate the appropriateness of CEO compensation when taking into account the earnings and shareholder returns of the company.

Check out our latest analysis for Microchip Technology

How Does Total Compensation For Steve Sanghi Compare With Other Companies In The Industry?

According to our data, Microchip Technology Incorporated has a market capitalization of US$29b, and paid its CEO total annual compensation worth US$6.9m over the year to March 2020. That’s a notable decrease of 46% on last year. We think total compensation is more important but our data shows that the CEO salary is lower, at US$811k.

For comparison, other companies in the industry with market capitalizations above US$8.0b, reported a median total CEO compensation

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Hinge CEO on how online dating is changing during coronavirus

  • Since the start of the pandemic, dating apps have seen a spike in usage.
  • But users also have new concerns that these apps have to address. 
  • Business Insider spoke with the founder and CEO of Hinge, Justin McLeod, on how coronavirus has changed the face of dating for good and what the company is doing about it. 
  • Hinge is taking steps like launching a partnership with mental health space Headspace and pushing for more video-based dates – which could stay popular even after it’s safe to meet in person. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The way people meet and date has changed dramatically since the onset of the pandemic, and dating apps like Hinge are trying to keep up with the shift. 

People are going on more dates than ever before, but they’re not meeting up as frequently, Justin McLeod, founder and CEO of the dating app Hinge,

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defi SOLUTIONS Names Tom Allanson CEO

Seasoned financial services executive joins growing fintech company

defi SOLUTIONS, which partners with captives, banks, credit unions, and finance companies to help lenders transform their operations, today announced the appointment of Tom Allanson as CEO. He will succeed Bret Leech, who is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company.

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Tom Allanson, defi CEO (Photo: Business Wire)

Tom has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in fintech and lending and has consistently demonstrated an ability to build, grow, and enable high-performing teams and businesses. In addition to his most recent role as head of Enterprise Payment Solutions at Fiserv, Tom has served as CEO of PerfectForms Inc.; president of digital, international, and commercial at H&R Block; and CEO and co-founder of TaxNet Inc, which was ultimately acquired by H&R Block. Tom’s unique background of technology management, entrepreneurial

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Meet the Tech Interactive’s new CEO

The Tech Interactive introduced Katrina Stevens as its new president and CEO on Tuesday morning, ushering in what promises to be a new era for the downtown San Jose science and learning center. And she says that the Tech as a vital role to play even with its doors closed because of the pandemic.

“Oftentimes, the spark that ignites young people happens outside the classrooms,” said Stevens, 49, who is currently the Director of Learning Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. “Informal learning spaces have always had a key role, and, in the time of COVID, I think the Tech has an even more important role. Educators and parents right now are scrambling to find really high-quality resources they can do with minimal tools at home and the Tech is perfectly positioned to be able to do that.”

She says she was impressed by the Tech’s ability to take its

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WFH tips from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Regular breaks, short meetings, and other advice

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota)

Schedule super quick meetings just to check in with colleagues. Read more. And try to fit “moments of transition” into your daily schedule.

Those are some tips from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to help manage well-being with the new WFH lifestyle.

Nadella spoke this week at the Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council. He said he’s focused on three major considerations of how the nature is work is changing amid the pandemic: how collaboration happens, how learning happens inside companies, and how to ensure employees aren’t burning out.

The last point has become even more important over the past several months as workers conduct multiple meetings per day via video and don’t have the same interactions with colleagues at a physical office. Microsoft studies show that people are now working after hours and on weekends more frequently, and that remote work is

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