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

 | Jul 27, 2016 | 9:00 AM EDT
A potential deal with China's Dalian Wanda may not happen until there's a new Viacom board, but that could be a good thing.
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Eric Jackson

 | Jul 13, 2016 | 9:27 AM EDT
The stock has risen 56% in the past week.
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Eric Jackson

 | Jul 7, 2016 | 3:30 PM EDT

No stock trading today seems to get the benefit of the doubt from investors that Tesla gets.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jul 6, 2016 | 12:39 PM EDT

Softbank could be a last-minute addition to the Yahoo core business auction, this month.

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Eric Jackson

 | Jul 1, 2016 | 1:09 PM EDT

This offers hope for Viacom investors who believe their investment is deeply undervalued.

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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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