CES: Interview: Jeff Weiner, EVP-Network Division, Yahoo: ‘You’ll See This Stuff In ’08’

Yahoo Tag Cloud MapWhen Marco Boerries and David Filo joined Jerry Yang on the stage of the Las Vegas Hilton Theater to show off new launches and upcoming concepts, the audience at their feet included most of Yahoo’s (NSDQ: YHOO) top management — among them Jeff Weiner, who we last heard from here after he shook up the Yahoo Media Group. Weiner seemed a little taken aback by my comparison of Yang’s presentation with the one Terry Semel gave in 2006, particularly with how many elements of the strategy — for instance, Go, the three-screen approach to connecting — were still in place albeit evolving.
His reply: “We’re trying to simplify the way you