In his recent article about the importance of mentorship, Yujin Kim, Chief Technology Officer at WorkMarket (an ADP company) talks about what he learned from his mentors and how they helped shape his career and life.
Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. CHAIRMAN The New York Times Company PUBLISHER The New York Times 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018 [phone and email redacted] July 27, 2015 Mr. Rajiv Pant [address redacted] New York, NY 10019 Dear Rajiv: I am writing to extend to you my congratulations on your position at Some Spider… Continue reading Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr. Chairman & Publisher, The New York Times
As The New York Times’ chief technology officer, I had a crucial role in guiding the company’s successful transition to digital, and an opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most talented journalists and software engineers in the world. It’s undeniably one of the world’s most influential institutions doing work in the public’s interest, and has… Continue reading Why I left being CTO of The New York Times, joined a startup, and am pledging 20% of my equity to charity
The following is the farewell memo I wrote to my colleagues at The New York Times. Subject: A career is like a garden Dear Colleagues, As you may know, I have accepted an offer to join a startup on June 1st, and therefore have made the difficult decision to leave The New York Times,… Continue reading A career is like a garden (farewell memo to nytimes colleagues)
Some senior leaders choose to work alongside their teams in cubicles, eschewing private office rooms. New York City’s former mayor Michael Bloomberg is an example. Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is another. Intel’s former CEO Andy Grove is often credited for setting this example. As I’ve worked at various news media companies, I have… Continue reading Dear Makers, On Fridays My Office is Yours — An Experiment