Greatest Players or Greatest Coach?

Kevin Ryan, the CEO of Gilt Groupe, came into Betaworks today for the monthly brown bag lunch. These lunch talks are a real treat and one of the many cool things we get exposed to at Betaworks. Mr Ryan is nothing short of impressive. The hour he spent with us was laden with one useful…

It Flows. You Know.

I joined SocialFlow this week as VP, Marketing. For me, the story of SocialFlow is a mix of, “wow, that’s genius and it makes a lot of sense to do,” and “you can do what?!” But, the more meaningful story to me began five years ago when I moved to New York City (it’s quite…

A Brief Visit

Today was my last day as head of strategy and client services at Deep Focus. It was a relatively short stay, although it felt much longer than 7.5 months. I feel very fortunate to have spent time working with the agency’s founder and CEO, Ian Schafer. Ian’s looked at as a big brain in the…

Making It All Come Together

Teamwork is dependent on trusting the other folks to come through with their part without watching them all the time. But trusting that they’re gonna come through with their parts. And, that’s what we do really well. — Steve Jobs, D8 Conference, 2010