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

    … growth in verticals including consumer packaged goods, retail, entertainment, auto, technology and telecommunications, financial services, travel and quick-serve restaurants. He is based in Pinterest’s headquarters in San Francisco, reporting to head of partner marketing Cat Lee. Prior to Walmart.com, Monahan was the co-founder of media and events…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 10 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- 11 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- 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

    … Over on the NewCo site, I’ve profiled Typeform, a Barcelona-based NewCo. Below is a short outtake from that piece, if you’d like to read the entire thing, head on over to NewCo, which is publishing more and more pieces on innovative new kinds of companies around the world. One of the best kinds of NewCos are those that are “hindsight obvious…

    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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