Eric Jackson

Eric Jackson is a tech and media investor. He earned a Ph.D. in Management at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York, with a specialization in Strategic Management.

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Recent Articles By The Author

It's Time for a Fresh, More Diverse Viacom Board

How did this group become so out of touch with its shareholders?

How Marissa Mayer Can Still Be a Hero at Yahoo!

How Marissa Mayer Can Still Be a Hero at Yahoo!

Although Wall Street reacted negatively to the Yahoo earnings report and announcements last night, there are still several ways Marissa Mayer can win back the hearts and minds of investors.

Reported Talk of Yahoo! Web Business Sale a Welcome Development

The board members have finally come to their senses.

Why Did Apple Go on '60 Minutes'?

The explanation could be both simple and cynical.

Eric Jackson: Disney's CEO Bob Iger Needs to Talk Straight

Eric Jackson: Disney's CEO Bob Iger Needs to Talk Straight

There have been questions about how Disney will fare in a world of streaming and cord-cutting. CEO Bob Iger isn't adding any clarity, either, says RealMoney's Eric Jackson.

Yahoo! Shareholders Need a Better Solution Than the One Just Proposed

Yahoo! Shareholders Need a Better Solution Than the One Just Proposed

Yahoo!'s latest proposal to unlock value has a good chance of resulting in what the company says it is trying to avoid -- a big tax bill.

Yahoo!'s Board Still Belongs to Marissa Mayer

It will be difficult for the board to side with Starboard vs. the CEO that handpicked many of its members.

Is ESPN Missing Out on Talent?

Is ESPN Missing Out on Talent?

Who is sitting around the table during high-level discussions on how to 'fix' SportsCenter? A majority that's 45- to 60-year-old white men. That's a problem.

4 Worrying Features About Disney's Subscribers

There could be some hand-wringing ahead.

How Much Further Can ESPN Drop?

How Much Further Can ESPN Drop?

Disney's sports broadcaster should be more concerned about the drop in subscribers, who are cutting the cord and watching their sports elsewhere.