Culture

Diversity Goals? Rethink that College Degree Requirement

  • by Kate Kaye
  • Aug 28, 2017

“I thought tech was a meritocracy.” A tech CEO I heard speak recently shared this revelation, noting that he’d since realized he was…umm…wrong. Hey, a lot of us were inculcated from a young age with the notion that to achieve a life goal — whether it be to go to law school, own a restaurant […]

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My New Vantage Point at SalientMG

  • by Kate Kaye
  • Aug 23, 2017

As a business reporter since before the dot com bust (That’s B.C. — Before Cellphone), I’ve chronicled the evolution of digital media and marketing — from the early days of ad networks and behavioral targeting to today’s rapidly-moving mobile location data, IoT and AI sectors. My nearly two-decade reporting career immersed me in a dizzying […]

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Space Matters

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Dec 09, 2015

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reported that more than 27 million, or 14 percent, of working-age Americans are starting or running new businesses. Smaller cities are investing in reurbanization; co-working facilities are in nearly every metropolitan area; yet downtown office vacancy rates are at the lowest levels since 2007. Is there a problem? Or, are we watching […]

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Top Down Diversity

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Jun 10, 2015

In my second contributed piece on Entrepreneur.com, I tackle an issue I’ve been silent on for far too long – Diversity from the top down. Diversity doesn’t just mean gender. Yes, there are far too few women on boards and on management teams—that’s well known and well documented. I’ve been in the tech industry for […]

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