Thursday, February 6, 2014

Ebbe Altberg-New LL CEO

Lind Labs announced the new CEO Abbe Altberg--For a lot more detail see here:

I have not previously heard of Ebbe, therefore my mind wanders, and the name ALTberg can't help but make me a touch suspicious.  JUST KIDDING!  Welcome in Ebbe... here are some quotes from the official LL web site if you are curious but too lazy to look over there...
"Ebbe Altberg comes to Linden Lab with more than 25 years of experience leading teams and creating software used by hundreds of millions of users. After graduating from Middlebury College he went on to work at Microsoft, where he spent most of his 12 years leading teams that created the world’s most popular productivity products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Office.

In 2000, Ebbe moved to Ingenio, Inc., where he headed up product and had a stint as interim CEO. As Chief Product Officer, he lead Ingenio to become an innovative telephony and marketplace company, which was ultimately acquired by at&t Interactive in 2007.

Ebbe then joined Yahoo! in Europe as VP Head of Audience, with responsibility for all consumer-facing products and affairs. After a couple of years he was promoted to SVP Media Products, a group of about 800 engineering and product people that created the Yahoo! homepage, news, sports, finance, and entertainment products and platforms.

Most recently, Ebbe went back to a small startup, BranchOut, where he was the COO and managed the teams building products for professionals such as BranchOut and"
Ebbe by Kara 2(Note I obviously didn't take this pic and don't know who did but it appears to be a press release photo that has been seen around, no copyright infringement intended, just spreading the word and if I figure out who took it, I'll for sure credit them, thanks)

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