Friday, May 22, 2020

Good Bye To Bloomie, The King Of Samoa, Singing Me and Mendelsohn Down By the Schoolyard

Apologies to Paul Simon and Mama Pajama.
Like many kings throughout history Mr. Bloomberg is surrounded by courtiers* whose entire existence is predicated on how much wealth, power and prestige they can acquire solely from being in their liege's orbit. 

From CNBC, May 21

Mike Bloomberg’s political tech firm Hawkfish picks a new CEO, restructures after struggling to sign clients
  • Billionaire and former presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s tech company has a new CEO as it restructures for the general election against President Donald Trump. 
  • The move also comes as the firm, Hawkfish, had been struggling to score new client contracts.
  • The company confirmed that their new CEO is Josh Mendelsohn, a managing partner at Hangar, a startup investment firm based out of New York.
Billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s tech company has a new CEO as it restructures for the general election against President Donald Trump.

The move also comes as the firm, Hawkfish, had been struggling to score new client contracts.

The company confirmed that its CEO is Josh Mendelsohn, a managing partner at Hangar, a start-up investment firm based out of New York. Mendelsohn, according to a Hawkfish spokesperson, has been involved with the Bloomberg-backed business since the early days of the company’s creation in 2019.

That includes working with the tech firm when it was the primary digital agency for Bloomberg’s run for president that led to him capturing 55 delegates, including the Democratic caucuses of American Samoa.

Gary Briggs, the company’s chairman and former chief marketing officer at Facebook, said the restructuring, which included the recent termination of employees who were on monthly contracts, is part of an effort to gear up for the battle with Trump. It’s unclear how Hawkfish plans to take on the president, as it has yet to sign with Joe Biden’s campaign for president....
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*As noted in April's "The Official Tally For Michael Bloomberg's Presidential Campaign: $1,221,777,405.26":
What this tells me is that the man is surrounded by money-grubbing sycophants.... 
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