It has been two weeks since Valleywag offered up the news that former Right Media Exchange CEO, Michael Walrath, was loading up his truck and moving to arid Sunnyvale, California, where – rumor has it – he’ll be getting a promotion.
Certainly his genius in getting Yahoo! to buy the Right Media advertising exchange for approximately $700 million says something very positive about his leadership and deal-making abilities. It’s the type of creativity that Yahoo! needs in the home office.
If you haven’t seen it, here’s Mike Walrath’s birthday greeting from a man in a chicken suit. Great moment for all involved:
We’re guessing a Walrath promotion announcement will happen in early September. It’s unclear whether the man in the chicken suit will get a promotion, though.
Anybody buying Yahoo’s stock, yet? Anybody?
Anybody at all?
There’s actually a Part II to this video if you haven’t had enough: