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  • LinkedIn Names Top Influencers of 2016

    … gone from blessing to curse; and mused on the “Titanic risks” facing the retirement system. LinkedIn’s 10 Top Influencers of 2016 were: El-Erian (pictured, right) Human Workplace founder and CEO Liz Ryan NewCo founder, editor in chief and CEO John Battelle Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering, Silicon Valley distinguished fellow Vivek…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … company NewCo, and he also held several roles at agency holding company IPG. Pinterest president Tim Kendall said in an email to SocialTimes: We’re excited to have Brian Monahan join Pinterest. His tremendous advertising experience and leadership will fuel strong partner growth across all of our strategic verticals. Monahan added: There…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 20 readers -
  • My Latest Columns

    … In meetings with several colleagues over the past few days, many did not know about the column I write each week – I’ve been remiss and not cross posting my writings from NewCo Shift here. It’s been interesting to move my main focus of writing from a personal blog to a publication in-the-making. I’ll have more thoughts about that this weekend…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 7 readers -
  • Where I’ll Be For NewCo Boston April 26-7 – Come Join Me!

    … The first ever NewCo Boston goes off in less than two weeks, and I’ve been studying the schedule and making my picks for the companies I most want to visit. The lineup is insanely great – Boston is brimming with innovative NewCos, all of which will open their doors on April 27th. Thanks to our partners at MassTLC – you guys really know how to do…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 23 readers -
  • New Posts…For All You RSS Readers

    … It “Profiting From The Financialization of Death” Won’t Make the Phones Ring Pretty joints after midnight stuff, but man, I’m reading Rana’s new book and this one made my head spin. Lastly, if you want to stay current on my work at NewCo, which is increasingly editorial in nature, sign up for the Daily newsletter. We’re also launching a Weekly version, for which I’ll be writing a regular column. Sign up here! …

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 8 readers -
  • On Tech Leadership

    … I’ve written a piece over on NewCo that I wanted to also post it here. See below… If your business focus is in technology or the Internet, as mine has been for nearly three decades, it’s quite possible you’ve never heard of the GLOBE Series, a global conference dedicated to sustainability in business. Until I was invited to participate this year…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 11 readers -
  • Growth Is Hard

    … The business story of the decade is one of insurgency: Every sector of our economy has spawned a cohort of software-driven companies “moving fast and breaking things,” “asking for forgiveness, not permission,” and “blitzscaling” their way to “eating the world.” For years we’ve collectively marveled as new kinds of companies have stormed…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 16 readers -
  • The NewCo-BigCo Shift or, These Nine Things Will Change Business Forever

    … (cross posted from NewCo) Thanks to NewCo, I’ve gotten out of the Bay Area bubble and visited more than a dozen major cities across several continents in the past year. I’ve met with founders inside hundreds of mission-driven companies, in cities as diverse as Istanbul, Boulder, Cincinnati, and Mexico City. I’ve learned about the change these…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 24 readers -
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