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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- 14 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … Pinterest went shopping at Walmart.com and came away with a new head of vertical strategy. Brian Monahan joined the social network in that role, after serving as head of marketing for the retail giant’s online presence. Monahan is tasked with developing and managing marketing programs to increase awareness, enhance adoption and drive revenue…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 14 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- 6 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- 13 readers -
  • New Posts…For All You RSS Readers

    … I’ve been writing a lot at NewCo’s publication, and will continue to do so. But I want to make sure you folks know about that work, so here are links to a couple of new pieces. And The Award for the Best Marketing Execution At SXSW Goes To … I went to SXSW again this year, and IBM really nailed their million-dollar activation. Because Calling…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 6 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- 7 readers -
  • Can Business Get A Conscience?

    … at Wired: The transformation of our world through a potent brew of business, technology, and culture. In 2014, Steven wrote a book that I now recommend to you all: The Conscience Economy: How a Mass Movement for Good is Great for Business. That I initially missed the book’s publication, with its clear resonance with the work we’re doing at NewCo…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 14 readers -
  • Innovation Happens Everywhere Now: Barcelona-based Typeform Proves It

    … a Macintosh and interact without any prompting. Adding to the challenge and humor of the story, the client was a toilet company – not exactly the kind of product one readily discusses in a public setting. The partners created a friendly platform that elicited responses in a conversational interface, and the core of Typeform was born. For the rest…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 13 readers -
  • Tesla-As-A-Platform

    … (Cross posted from the NewCo site). This is the first in what I hope will become a regular series of posts on new kinds of companies the NewCo team has discovered in our travels to NewCo cities around the world. First up is Tesloop, which I noticed while perusing the schedule for NewCo LA last month. I was already planning on seeing…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 13 readers -
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