Diversity

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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Don’t Burn Bridges

  • by Mack McKelvey
  • Nov 15, 2015

In a November article I wrote for Fortune, I covered one of the largest lessons I’ve learned. Throughout my 20-year career, I’ve been laid off, had toxic bosses, terminated employees, etc. Yet, I don’t see the value in carrying grudges or anger towards a professional situation or individual. Regardless of the circumstance, executives have to […]

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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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