Look Alive

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On Saturday, my wife and I went to see Guster live at New York City’s Beacon Theater. Long a musical influence in our lives, and a band we’ve been a bunch of times live, the performance seemed to mark a somewhat symbolic moment in my recent life. At the concession stand before the show started, […]

…And Along Came Blue

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In the winter of 2003, I was working as a contract Associate Producer at Scholastic, doing UX/UI and product development on a new learning management system that would change the world for classrooms around the world when it was was released…. on CD-ROM. I had taken the job just to keep busy after my dot-com […]

On to the next one…

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Today is my last day at Samsung after about two years, and I have spent a lot of time thinking about how to best summarize the experience. Result: It’s pretty much impossible. Indeed, to work at Samsung is to experience every possible emotion – often at the same moment. I have cherished the opportunity to […]

December 6, 2008

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Author’s note: 20×2 is sort of like The Moth in 2 minutes. It’s an opportunity for an eclectic mix of people to answer a question in 2 minutes, using whatever medium they like. I chose to tell a story about a night that shaped me, and still shapes me today. The full text (with some […]

Some personal news…

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Excited to share that my role at About.com is changing a bit to include more of the things I love doing most, talking to smart people about social media technology and building great partnerships! So with that, my title is evolving too! My new title is VP of Social Media and Platform Partnerships, and I will […]

A busy autumn, indeed.

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The end of summer brings longer nights, cooler temperatures, and a return to conference season! This year, I’ve been lucky enough to be invited  to share some stories with social media and digital marketers around America in September and October! Here’s where I will be: SocialFresh Conference – September 23-25, Tampa, FL On September 23 […]