. . . What Yahoo comes up with may still be unknown, but Mayer’s efforts to reverse some of the decisions of Yahoo’s past and go forward rather than back are a step in the right direction, said Joseph Pastore, professor emeritus, Pace University Lubin School of Business.
“I am not sure Yahoo will succeed at thought leadership, but I am convinced that it is the best entrance into the future,” he told the E-Commerce Times “Spending time repairing the past does not work in this industry. Building new directions is what it’s all about. Yahoo, while not a strong company, is surely a player in information technology and, more broadly, innovation.”