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Eric Jackson

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Eric Jackson is founder and Managing Member of Ironfire Capital and the general partner and investment manager of Ironfire Capital U.S. Fund and Ironfire Capital International Fund.

Jackson completed his Ph.D. in the Management Department at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York, with a specialization in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance, and holds a B.A. from McGill University.

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Yahoo!'s Deal for BrightRoll Is Driven by Need for Video Advertising

By Eric Jackson

Yahoo! shareholders should be happy this deal will make them money sooner than any other deal in the Mayer era. It's just too bad Yahoo! didn't buy LiveRail instead.

01:59PM 11/12/14

Is Yahoo!'s Board Blocking Marissa Mayer From Acquisitions? Don't Bet on It

By Eric Jackson

Yahoo! has an acquisition problem -- but it's not that the board is blocking Mayer's plans. Yahoo! needs to show it can do smart, small deals.

06:10AM 11/06/14

Why Apple Watch Is Apple's Big Step Toward a Post-iPhone World

By Eric Jackson

Some think the Apple Watch is going to be a niche product for Apple -- but it could one day replace the iPhone.

01:27PM 10/31/14

Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer Is a Better CEO With Activists Involved

By Eric Jackson

The evidence is indisputable: Mayer and her management team do a much better job when activist investors speak up.

12:32PM 10/22/14

Why HBO as Stand Alone Streaming Service Is Good for Netflix

By Eric Jackson

Today's street chatter is wrong in saying that Netflix is crashing today because HBO is going over the top. The news is actually bullish for Netflix.

04:19PM 10/15/14

What Will Yahoo! Announce During Next Week's Earnings Call?

By Eric Jackson

The core business is likely to show continued weakness when Yahoo! reveals third-quarter earnings. Expect lots of shareholder 'presents' announced at the same time.

02:41PM 10/14/14

To Unlock Value, Yahoo! CEO Can Be Rich, or Be Queen, Not Both

By Eric Jackson

It's a no brainer that Marissa Mayer should split Yahoo! in two following a Reverse Morris Trust. The only reason not to do it would be pride.

02:48PM 10/03/14

Yahoo! Is in Play Thanks to Activist Starboard Buying Big Stake

By Eric Jackson

Yahoo's President and Chief Executive Marissa Mayer needs a counter-offer if the company wants to avoid being merged into AOL.

01:49PM 09/26/14

What Would John Malone, Cable Cowboy, Do to Boost Yahoo!'s Stock?

By Eric Jackson

If Liberty's John Malone ran Yahoo!, he'd likely spin off non-core business and unlock 50% of hidden value.

01:45PM 09/24/14

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