NYT board adds Seattle tech vet Brian McAndrews

Madrona Venture Group partner Brian McAndrews, the former aQuantive CEO and Microsoft executive, has been elected to the New York Times Co. board of directors, part of a broader effort by the newspaper’s board to boost its tech experience. Also joining the NYT board is Joi Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab and… Read More

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Yahoo targeting Madrona’s Brian McAndrews, Hulu’s Jason Kilar and others for CEO post

Venture capitalist Brian McAndrews, the former CEO of Seattle online advertising powerhouse aQuantive, and Jason Kilar, a former executive who now runs Hulu, are among the technology executives being targeted by Yahoo for the CEO post. Kara Swisher at All Things D — who is well-sourced on Yahoo matters — reports that the company’s… Read More