Peopleware: Content Industry Staffing News for the Week of Mar. 17

Mar 17, 2011


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Clearwire named John Stanton as its interim CEO, following the resignation of former CEO Bill Morrow. John Stanton is the former CEO of both Western Wireless and VoiceStream Wireless. CFO Erik Prusch is also being promoted to the role of chief operating officer, while Hope Cochran has been named CFO.

Yahoo's Matthew Rothenberg, who previously oversaw development of the company's Flickr photo service, is leaving the company. Rothenberg was one of the first employees of Flickr, which was founded by Stewart Butterfield and Caterina Fake prior to the startup's acquisition by Yahoo. Rothenberg has been responsible for many aspects of the service over the past several years, including its recent redesign.