Game industry veteran. Co-founded Merscom, where I led all marketing, business development and growth efforts. Then initiated the sale of Merscom to Playdom. At Playdom, and subsequently Disney, led International Publishing team responsible for Europe, Latin America, Russia and India. Built international business from scratch to over 25 percent of company's revenue and traffic. Currenlty lead the growth team at Spooky Cool Labs, leading the team responsible for user acquisition, marketing, analytics and monetization.
David Karp, who sold Tumblr to Yahoo for $1.1 billion, is one more in a line of twenty-somethings and even pre-twenty-somethings whose technology innovations have made them a fortune. We've seen this before. In the 1990s, young techies with purple hair, ponytails, and earrings (that was the men) disrupted boardrooms; in the 2000s, they wear hoodies. Col […]
Who sells your products or services? This may seem like a silly question, the answer being of course, the sales & marketing team. But increasingly, the most important person selling what you're offering is — your customer. More specifically, your customer advocates. And, as buyers increasingly expect to learn about products and services from their p […]
More signs today the HTC First might also be the last smartphone to ship with Facebook Home pre-installed: UK carrier EE confirmed today that the first Facebook Home phone won't be launching in the UK soon as planned, as Facebook has decided to concentrate its efforts on making improvements to the Home software before looking to add international market […]
Editor's note: Gavin Newsom is Lieutenant Governor of California and the former Mayor of San Francisco. It is outrageous. Once again the gay community is reminded of where it stands with the political leadership, both Democrats and Republicans. Their rights have been traded away for the sake of a political deal in Washington, D.C. The Senate Judiciary C […]
Download the Article (PDF) Free download brought to you by (Registration Required) Brandon McDonald, of Nashville, Tennessee, visited a local Best Buy to purchase a digital single-lens reflex camera. After browsing through the available products, he decided that he liked the Nikon D5100. To verify the price, he scanned the barcode with the RedLaser app [...]
MIT Sloan School of Management recently held a two-day executive education course, Big Data: Making Complex Things Simpler, designed to provide executives with both an overview of big data and a few techniques to harness some of the elusive power of that data. During the event, MIT researchers Alex “Sandy” Pentland and Erik Brynjolfsson talked [...]
Yesterday and today we are conducting a virtual march on Washington to let our elected officials know that the time has come for comprehensive immigration reform. If you are of the opinion that we ought to keep things as they...
On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. And while Eric Garcetti is leading in the polls by 7%, according to recent articles a victory is not certain. LA needs Garcetti. He would be the first tech mayor of…Read more ›
My internal compass has always steered me strongly toward the belief that founders who can scale with their startup companies are better to back that founders who eventually need to hire a CEO. I have talked about this publicly a…Read more ›