In2 Innovation Panel: 'Smash the Agrarian Clock and Other Innovation Mandates'
Posted by Tom Foremski - January 22, 2014
I’ll be speaking January 23 (tomorrow) at 1pm at the Holmes Report’s In2 Innovation Summit in San Francisco on a panel discussing: “Smash the Agrarian Clock and Other Innovation Mandates.”
When 22 year olds can call the shots, the office hours can't be 9am-7pm, and 'always on' is the cost of entry if you want an innovative environment. This talk is all about bending the rules of the game, challenging the old ways and daring to evoke real innovation by provoking new behaviors.
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Company:Silicon Valley Watcher
Position:Media entrepreneur + publisher
In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to make a living as a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the popular news blog Silicon Valley Watcher--reporting on the business of Silicon Valley.Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading computer journals around the world.more
Company:Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Position:Head of Strategy
Tom heads up strategy as part of GSP New York’s management team, which he joined in 2013. He current works on Google and PledgeMusic. Previously, he was chief strategy officer for Havas North America, where he built the agency’s Shared Owned & Earned Media Unit and won a Gold Effie for Dos Equis’s “Most Interesting Man in the World” campaign. Other acc...more
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