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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

 | Mar 18, 2016 | 7:30 AM EDT

It has created a board position of "Lead Independent Director," but the choice for the post speaks of the same old same old.

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Eric Jackson

 | Mar 14, 2016 | 1:30 PM EDT

And the market cap is probably overstated.

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Eric Jackson

 | Mar 10, 2016 | 1:10 PM EST

The stock is down 4% after YHOO announces appointment of 2 new Board members.

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Eric Jackson

 | Mar 9, 2016 | 12:15 PM EST

Resolution would be in everyone's best interests, including the shareholders.

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Eric Jackson

 | Mar 9, 2016 | 7:30 AM EST

But there are some who say it can't last.

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Eric Jackson

 | Mar 4, 2016 | 12:53 PM EST

Inside an activist takeover attempt.

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Eric Jackson

 | Feb 23, 2016 | 1:00 PM EST

Proxy adviser wants them ousted, which is what I've been saying.

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Eric Jackson

 | Feb 18, 2016 | 7:30 AM EST

Instead of lashing out at critics, CEO Dauman should have detailed why the stock is undervalued.

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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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