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TubeMogul Inc.TubeMogul was doing OK, but Brett Wilson knew it could do even better

Brett Wilson could see the concern from his employees when he and his team at TubeMogul Inc. decided to take the company in a completely different direction in 2011.

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Targeted TransformationDDI keeps the best of what it is, while focusing on the future

With a DDI leadership shift, there has come a recognition that the company needs to invest in the right areas for the future, while keeping its core values.

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EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Orange County

For 30 years, EY has celebrated the entrepreneurial spirit of men and women pursuing innovation and entrepreneurial excellence in their businesses, their teams and their communities.

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Northern California 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® reaches across the country to encompass nearly 10,000 distinguished American alumni celebrated in 25 U.S. regional programs.

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Insights

Not used to use tax? How to make sure you’re paying your fair share

Andrew P. Sonin, an attorney at Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, explains use tax, who has to pay it and how it’s collected.

Would you buy your company if it was for sale?

Many private company owners lose sight of the importance of the returns their business generates based on the capital they employ and the risks that they take. The chief reason for this is that the business becomes a “lifestyle business.” Its principal purpose is now to support the owner’s lifestyle rather than to function as an important asset that is growing in value.

Keeping a close eye on operations will help avoid surprises

Organizational monitoring is not just about protecting a company from fraud. Monitoring systems can help ensure quality, that customer needs are being met and that the company is doing everything else that is necessary to achieve its goals.

An executive candidate’s cultural fit can determine success or failure

Culture fit is a major factor when determining success or failure for new hires at every level, particularly at the executive level. Someone who is a good fit to a company’s culture is typically given a longer runway to prove his or her capabilities when joining a new company. A person who does not align with a corporate culture, regardless of skills and capabilities, will not get the same latitude.

What you can do to protect your company against FX volatility

Business leaders need to understand their exposure to foreign exchange (FX) volatility and the risk it presents to their companies, says Gareth Sylvester, senior vice president and foreign exchange advisor at Bridge Bank.