Eric Jackson

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Eric Jackson is a Managing Director at SpringOwl Asset Management and Ader Investment Management. Expand

Prior to SpingOwl, Jackson was founder and Managing Member of Ironfire Capital and the general partner and investment manager of Ironfire Capital US Fund LP and Ironfire Capital International Fund, Ltd. In January 2007, Jackson started the world's first Internet-based campaign to increase shareholder value at Yahoo!, leading to a change in CEOs in 2007. He also spoke out in favor of Yahoo!'s accepting Microsoft's buyout offer in 2008. Global Proxy Watch named Jackson as one of its 10 "Stars" who positively influenced international corporate governance and shareowner value in 2007.

Jackson completed his Ph.D. in Strategy and Management at the Columbia University Business School in New York.Collapse

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 22, 2016 | 8:33 AM EDT

Buying SolarCity is an inappropriate way for Tesla to use its cash.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 21, 2016 | 4:39 PM EDT

The company's investors won't be entertained by anything less than a buyout above its market rate.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 17, 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

And never underestimate the power of moral suasion.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 16, 2016 | 3:30 PM EDT

Here are seven steps the media giant should take to achieve full valuation for its assets.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 15, 2016 | 12:00 PM EDT

Viacom's shares moved up on hopes of a change in leadership. 

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Eric Jackson

 | Jun 10, 2016 | 10:11 AM EDT

It will take a change at the top for the market to realize VIAB's value.

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Eric Jackson

 | May 27, 2016 | 2:37 PM EDT

For starters, get rid of the CEO....

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Eric Jackson

 | May 26, 2016 | 12:00 PM EDT

Investors may view replacing CEO as a positive.

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Eric Jackson

 | May 12, 2016 | 12:19 PM EDT

As with CEO Mayer at Yahoo!, it's hard to tell.

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Eric Jackson

 | May 7, 2016 | 11:00 AM EDT

He should not be CEO of both Twitter and Square.

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