OMGPOP

With all the talk about excessive compensation, ponzi schemes and the nasty side of Steve Jobs, it might be easy to assume that all successful CEOs are jerks. But one CEO -- Dan Porter of social game designer OMGPOP -- has blown that prejudice right out of the water after he hired back fired employees so that they could cash in on the company's sudden success, Business Insider reports.

Sections:  news   business   
RELATED ARTICLES
BING NEWS:
  • Zynga's 2Q losses narrow as company slashes costs
    (AP)—Zynga narrowed its second-quarter losses as the troubled company laid off workers and trimmed ... before the San Francisco company hired former Microsoft executive Don Mattrick to replace founder Mark Pincus as CEO. Zynga Inc. is counting on ...
    07/25/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • 7 Instant Millionaires Of The Startup Gold Rush
    Many, many people are about to get very, very rich later this month, when Facebook finally goes public. The IPO will create 1000 new millionaires, and make one graffiti artist, who presciently took shares instead of cash payment for his work at Facebook's ...
    05/16/2012 - 10:19 pm | View Link
  • CEO Hired Back Laid-Off Workers Before $210 Million Acquisition: Ethical or Not?
    The story about the CEO who hired back all the laid-off workers before the company was sold ... assume that all successful CEOs are jerks. But one CEO — Dan Porter of social game designer OMGPOP — has blown that prejudice right out of the water after ...
    04/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Cavuto: Not your typical boss
    Before Dan Porter sold his gaming company to Zynga for 210 million dollars, he wanted to get some things in place. Namely, all the workers he had laid off ... A CEO who effectively diluted his shares, so that more could share. His company OMGPOP's breakout ...
    04/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Dan Porter, CEO Of OMGPOP, Hired Back Laid-Off Workers Before $210 Million Zynga Acquisition
    With all the talk about excessive compensation, ponzi schemes and the nasty side of Steve Jobs, it might be easy to assume that all successful CEOs are jerks. But one CEO -- Dan Porter of social game designer OMGPOP -- has blown that prejudice right out of ...
    04/11/2012 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Tech
    Mobile and social are fueling massive digital-video advertising growth
    04/27/2015 - 6:25 pm | View Website
  • Blog Directory
    A directory of New York Times blogs. ... Where small-business owners get news, ask questions and learn from one another's mistakes.
    04/27/2015 - 11:51 am | View Website
  • Northwest Indiana News
    Post-Tribune Prep Scoreboard for Saturday, April 25. Scores and highlights may be emailed to ptsports@post-trib.com.
    04/27/2015 - 8:30 am | View Website
  • Topic Galleries
    News, Photos and Information about Chicago Tribune ... Ryan Pace had pushed his body for 11 hours before it began to rebel. Day after day of sweat-soaked training ...
    04/26/2015 - 10:15 pm | View Website
  • Topics | ZDNet
    Latest trending topics being covered on ZDNet including Reviews, Tech Industry, Security, Hardware, Apple, and Windows
    04/26/2015 - 9:17 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News