• Social Media: Threat to Democracy?

    Part way through the American election campaign, I realized I was living an illusion. I hadn’t seen a single piece of pro-Trump content on social media, despite his surging popularity. Since I wasn’t seeing this […]

  • The Secret Power of Assuming the Best Intentions

    A long time ago, a colleague of mine at the startup I founded said one sentence that changed my work life. When you’re considering peoples’ intentions and, “You have to choose between malice and ignorance […]

  • The Rebirth of Silent Movies – Online

    A few months ago, I started thinking about the fact that I consume virtually all my online video with the sound off. Whether I’m in the back of a taxi, on a plane waiting to […]

  • Where are all the women in tech?

    Where are all the women in tech? There are, of course, very high profile female executives who are great examples to all of us (Ginni Rometty, Marissa Meyer, Susan Wojcicki are just a few). But […]

  • The Future of Marketing: Business As Unusual

    Over the last few months, I’ve been asked to speak more and more about the emerging strategic role of marketing, particularly as it relates to technology, something I first started to explore in 2012. The […]

  • How the ultimate selfie changed everything.

    You need to know who you are, otherwise it’s impossible to change. Sounds like a leadership slogan, but it’s also a perfect way to sum up how the environmental movement got started in North America […]