So What’s the Latest with Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?

So What’s the Latest with Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?

A second statement was released yesterday 10/2/2014 by Tony Hsieh to address questions since the announcement of 30 staff layoffs from the Downtown Project on 9/30/2014. In a follow up article Re/code shares his response to the negative publicity circulating around the Downtown Project and it’s management. It also highlights the accomplishments of DTP to date and their business plan, an extract of DTP accomplishments is included below.  Continue reading “So What’s the Latest with Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?”

True or False, No More Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?

True or False, No More Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?

False. At least right now!

There’s big buzz in Vegas as sources dig deeper into the changes afoot with the Downtown Project. Multiple headlines state Tony Hsieh has stepped down from the Downtown Project. ???  In summary, Tony Hsieh states he never operated as CEO of the Downtown Project and that he will remain active as an investor and advisor. So why the reports about him stepping down? According to re/code, Tony Hsieh is stepping down as leader of the Downtown Project, see Tony Hsieh Steps Down from Lead Role. That said, that doesn’t really clarify anything.  Continue reading “True or False, No More Tony Hsieh and the Downtown Project?”