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

 | Feb 10, 2016 | 11:08 AM EST

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

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Eric Jackson

 | Feb 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM EST

The market is expecting nothing to change now that Sumner Redstone has stepped down.

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Eric Jackson

 | Feb 1, 2016 | 6:00 AM EST

Plus, what most shareholders think will happen.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 25, 2016 | 2:31 PM EST

Struggling firm seems to have quietly raised chief's compensation.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 25, 2016 | 11:00 AM EST

Twitter has really botched its external communications on recent executive departures.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 25, 2016 | 5:25 AM EST

The head of Twitter product is the most worrisome role for investors.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 13, 2016 | 8:00 AM EST

A purchase by any of these giants would make perfect sense.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jan 8, 2016 | 4:36 PM EST

The board members have finally come to their senses.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 30, 2015 | 12:30 PM EST

The explanation could be both simple and cynical.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 28, 2015 | 1:35 PM EST

'Shock jock' won't try 'Over The Top' broadcasting. But others will.

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