Obama's New Chief Technology Officer Is an Ex-Threadless T-Shirt Dude

Described as having a "hipster look" with hair that swivels between a mohawk and a "flipped-up front like Jim Carrey's in Ace Ventura," 33-year-old Harper Reed is the ex-CTO of t-shirt company Threadless, and will "make sure technology is a successful force multiplier within the [2012] campaign." Great hair. [Chicago Tribune » 6/02/11 5:50am 6/02/11 5:50am

Google CEO Won't Become Nation's First Chief Tech Officer

I'm kinda disappointed Google CEO Eric Schmidt really won't be the country's first ever chief tech officer after all. Despite rumors and (fairly reasonable) speculation he was not-so-subtly campaigning for the position (and Obama) » 11/08/08 7:15pm 11/08/08 7:15pm, yesterday he definitively said that : "I love working at Google and I'm very happy to…

Google CEO Wants to Be President Obama's Tech Chief

Did you know? Besides sitting on Apple's board of directors, Google CEO Eric Schmidt has been an informal adviser to Barack Obama's presidential campaign. In fact, he lurves » 10/20/08 5:00pm 10/20/08 5:00pm Obama so much that's he not just going to endorse him (shock, right?) he's going to actually for him next week. And not just 'cause Obama might…