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

 | 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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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 28, 2015 | 1:00 PM EST

It makes one wonder just what the CEO is worried about.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 24, 2015 | 10:55 AM EST

If Amazon's founder can improve The Washington Post, surely a strong leader could revive the world's No. 2 website.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 21, 2015 | 11:50 AM EST
Someone subtweeted me last week in the wake of the 99 page report I released on what was wrong with Yahoo (YHOO) and how it could still be turned...
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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 20, 2015 | 3:00 PM EST

And that's a prime example of the trouble with Silicon Valley.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 15, 2015 | 10:00 AM EST

There are no quick fixes.

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Eric Jackson

 | Dec 2, 2015 | 10:30 AM EST

It will be difficult for the board to side with Starboard vs. the CEO that handpicked many of its members.

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Eric Jackson

 | Nov 27, 2015 | 4:45 PM EST

Rights to Thursday night games may include NFL Network.

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