Rebel & Co.’s Founder Leah Hacker: Leading Innovation By Learning To Say Yes

Fast-growing strategy, research & innovation firm Rebel & Co. partners with clients such as Morgan Stanley and Tecovas to help them identify who their customers are, where to find them, what they need and how to deliver it best. I spoke with Leah Hacker, Founder and CEO, about the company, its methodology, and leadership. This article has […]

Salesforce CIO Olsovsky: Employee Experience Starts With A Leadership Mindset

Jo-ann de Pass Olsovsky climbed every rung of the proverbial career ladder to reach her position as CIO at Salesforce – and gives liberal credit to others for helping her up. Her broad experience gives her an uncommon appreciation of employee engagement and experience. I spoke with her recently about her leadership lessons, her experience […]

Markforged Rings The IPO Bell As Distributed Manufacturing Meets Its Soft Side

Shai Terem, the CEO of industrial 3D printing platform leader Markforged, recently led his organization through an IPO (NYSE: MKFG) via a merger with SPAC one, founded and led by tech investor Kevin Hartz. During the pandemic, distributed manufacturing – a key strength of a 3D printing platform – has seen a tremendous increase in demand to meet the […]

The Future Of Work: Distributed, Diverse, Accessible

I spoke with Paul Judge, Ph.D., a successful technology entrepreneur and investor, about finding and supporting today’s underserved founders, the leaders of tomorrow’s organizations. Judge has invested in over 30 tech startups as founder of Atlanta’s leading seed-stage venture fund. He’s now a managing partner of Panoramic Ventures, which just launched a new fund with a […]

Business Transformation: From Collapse To Clarity

What is it like to tackle a leadership challenge at an organization which is going through a series of compounding events that appear to be unresolvable? Jamie Lerner joined Quantum as CEO, President and Chairman of the Board in mid-2018. He has led a transformation that brought the company back from the brink of collapse. […]

The Slingshot Mentality: Resiliency For Leaders During Challenging Times

This article features a recent interview with Rahul (Raj) Bhandari, the author of the newly released book Slingshot: How Adversity Propels Leaders to Find Purpose, Be Impactful, and Create Change. Raj has been a successful CEO and investor, and led the M&A efforts for Thomson Reuters.  He was a founding team member of the $1 billion […]