Cloud storage company Box (BOX) on Wednesday, July 12, announced that Dan Levin, the company's president and COO, will step down from his role after seven years.
He will be succeeded by Stephanie Carullo who will assume the role of COO.
Levin will remain on Box's board of directors and continue to provide counsel to the leadership team.
Carullo has previously worked for IBM (IBM) in Australia where she held sales leadership, general management and consulting positions.
"With more than 25 years of leadership experience driving global sales strategy and execution for some of the world's leading technology companies, Stephanie is perfectly suited to head Box's operations and go-to-market strategy," co-founder and CEO of Box Aaron Levie said.
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Money is just being given away: Warren Buffett donated roughly $3.17 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) (BRK.B) stock earlier this week to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities.
It is the 86-year-old billionaire's largest contribution in his plan to give away his fortune. In 2010, Buffett, Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) co-founder Bill Gates and his wife created The Giving Pledge, a project that encourages billionaires to give more than half of their wealth to philanthropy. TheStreet takes a look at some of the wealthiest people who have pledged to give their money to charity when all is said and done.
A return of a bothersome issue for Walmart: Beginning in 2013, reports began circulating that Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT) was dealing with an out-of-stock issue at its stores nationwide.
At the time, Walmart attributed the problem to a reduction in employees as it worked to cut costs. Fast forward to 2017, and the issue appears to be resurfacing, reports TheStreet's Lindsay Rittenhouse.
The purchase of Square would give PayPal increased acceptance with bricks and mortar retailers, Loop Capital analyst Joseph Vafi writes in a new note. All in, the deal would further PayPal's efforts to become a "true, two sided network," according to Vafi.
Vafi estimates PayPal would be able to pay a 30% premium for Square, valuing the company at more than $12 billion using current prices.
Tesla gets some more love: Shark Tank Star Kevin O'Leary said Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is a modern day Michelangelo. "He is a genius - I can't say enough good things about what he does for all sectors that he gets involved in," O'Leary told TheStreet's Scott Gamm in an interview.
Although to be fair, O'Leary is more fond of Tesla's product than its stock.
"I'm an investor and at the end of the day, I look at each opportunity to put money in harms way - one stock at a time and that's not a stock I own," he said. O'Leary is also the Chairman of O'Shares ETF Investments.
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