Peter Currie
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Peter Currie

is Board at Twitter.

Avoiding Facebook Fate Is Twitter CFO's Goal on IPO Route

“Ali’s brought terrific business judgment to the company,” said Peter Currie, a private investor who is on Twitter’s board. “He thinks broadly. He doesn’t think just from the point of view from his position as CFO.” Executives have declined to speculate on a timetable for an IPO. For ...

Value of Evan Williams', Jack Dorsey's, Dick Costolo's Twitter Stock

* Twitter sales chief Adam Bain: 1,785,818 shares, $46.4 million Twitter board member Peter Currie: 300,000 shares, $7.8 million Twitter board member David Rosenblatt: 291,666 shares, $7.6 million Twitter board member Peter Fenton: 1,688 shares, $44,000 And if you’re inclined to think ...

Twitter Poised to Name Media Mogul Peter Chernin to Board of Directors

As it stands, Twitter’s current board is largely tech-centric in its membership, with Valley veterans Dick Costolo, Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams holding seats, along with others like Benchmark Capital’s Peter Fenton, Peter Currie of Currie Capital, and former DoubleClick CEO David ...

New Relic Taps Salesforce President Koplow-McAdams as Revenue Chief

In July it added longtime Silicon Valley finance veteran Peter Currie to its board of directors. Currie also sits on the board of directors at Twitter, and was briefly CFO at Facebook...

Twitter, CEO Dick Costolo respond to criticism for lack of women in leadership positions

" One board member has even reportedly made the tongue-in-cheek comment that Twitter leadership needs to expand beyond "three Peters and a Dick," a reference to Costolo and three of the current board members, investors Peter Chernin, Peter Currie and Peter Fenton. When reached for ...

Will the Twitter Add a Woman Director Before the IPO?

Ahead of its impending IPO, consider: former Netscape CFO and well-known investor Peter Currie; former New Corp. COO and successful Hollywood mogul Peter Chernin; under-the-radar power Silicon Valley investor Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital; former DoubleClick CEO and savvy ...

Twitter hires Dame Marjorie Scardino to be first female board member

Costolo argued that: “The issues are much bigger than checking any one box.” As well as Costolo, Twitter's board includes former Netscape chief financial officer Peter Currie, former News Corp chief operating officer Peter Chernin and Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Fenton. After ...

You Won't Believe What New Relic CEO Lew Cirne Did on Summer Vacation

Rowe Price, it later reeled in Peter Currie the well-known Silicon Valley power player and Twitter director to its board of directors. So, now you know why Cirne is a little eager to show off what he did on his summer vacation. A bit of our conversation below: AllThingsD: So you spent ...

Twitter CEO Finds Lack of Woman on Board Is No Joking Matter

That quip referred to four of the members of the all-white, all-male board: Former Netscape CFO and well-known investor Peter Currie; former New Corp COO and successful Hollywood mogul Peter Chernin; under-the-radar Silicon Valley power investor Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital; and ...

Ahead of July Filing, Twitter IPO Designed an IPO It Could Control.

This tight circle includes: CEO Dick Costolo, COO Ali Rowghani and CFO Mike Gupta, with some critical help from Twitter’s most IPO-experienced director, Peter Currie. Along with the rest of the board, which meets every other month for two days, the group plotted the IPO over a much ...

Twitter Seeks to Add a Woman to Its Board of Directors

Currently, Twitter’s board includes CEO Dick Costolo, company founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, and investors such as Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital and Peter Currie of Currie Capital. Former DoubleClick CEO David Rosenblatt also holds a seat. After conflicts of interest arose...

Twitter’s goal in IPO: to avoid becoming Facebook

They frequently turned to Twitter board member Peter Currie, a Silicon Valley veteran and the CFO of Netscape during the 1990s, for advice. They also talked routinely with Goldman's lead Twitter banker, Anthony Noto. The New York-based Noto was a former top ranked equity research analyst ...

Twitter appoints Marjorie Scardino as its first female board member

In October a throwaway remark by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo about the then make-up of four members of its eight-strong all-white, all-male board to the tune of “three Peters and a Dick.” Costolo was referring to the inner circle on the board that encompasses Costolo; investor Peter Currie...

Investors Were Kicked Off The Twitter Board “For The Good Of The Company”

Post-Sabet, Wilson and Doer, the remaining Twitter board members are Chairman Jack Dorsey, Dick Costolo, Evan Williams and “independent” board members Peter Fenton, Mike McCue, David Rosenblatt and Peter Currie. According to multiple sources, the board streamlining happened because ...

The Biggest Winners from Twitter’s IPO

Peter Currie. The Twitter director is a veteran of 1990s browser-war casualty Netscape as well as Facebook. His 300,000 shares are worth $7.8 million at the IPO price. While Twitter’s founders and top executives are not cashing out their shares, some venture capital investors also struck ...

Pre-IPO, Twitter Doubles Board Compensation

The outside directors are: Peter Chernin, founder and chairman of Chernin Entertainment, a film and television production company, and the former president of News Corp.; Peter Currie, president of a private investment firm who was executive vice president and chief administrative ...

Peter Currie Joins New Relic’s Board Of Directors

New Relic is nearing profitability and they have just hired Silicon Valley veteran Peter Currie. Currie has experience in taking companies public. He was the chief financial officer of Netscape Communications when the company went public on August 9, 1995. After leaving Netscape...

New Relic BoD Appointment Signals Trajectory Toward an Upcoming IPO

That is because @plscurrie is none other than Valley veteran Peter Currie, a member of Twitter's Board of Directors since 2010, an investor in Flipboard, and a highly regarded practitioner who according to Pandodaily "was the key player in Netscape’s extremely successful IPO and spent ...

Twitter now has one woman on its board of directors Emily Senger, Need to know

— Marjorie M Scardino (@marjscar) December 5, 2013 When Twitter first went public back in October, its board contained seven white men: former Netscape CFO Peter Currie, former Fox executive Peter Chernin, Benchmark Capital’s Peter Fenton, former Google executive David S. Rosenblatt...

Vapor Junkie: Twitter Seeks Woman for Its All-Male Board [REPORT]

Twitter's current board includes CEO Dick Costolo, co-founders Jack Dorsey and Evan Williams, former DoubleClick CEO David Rosenblatt, and a handful of well-known investors, including Peter Fenton of Benchmark Capital, Ronald Conway of SV Angel and Peter Currie of Currie Capital, among others...

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