My first Dotcom Boom startup was a spin out of the MIT Media Labs called FireFly. I was a full convert to the internet by then, believing I was engaged in a movement that would change the world. In those
My first experience leading teams working from home came over a decade ago at a cloud archiving startup in the suburbs of Boston. While I had managed geographically dispersed teams before, they were always centered around offices - e.g.
“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill—the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill—you stay
I joined my first internet startup in the mid-1990s, a company located in a two story red brick building off Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square. Our mission was to provide collaborative filtering - the machine learning of its time -
Our offices around the globe went to work from home March 11th, making today my 11th day in captivity… I mean operating remotely. The transition has gone surprisingly smoothly, with technology enabling me and my team to be very productive.
I was at Dell when the 2008 Great Recession started. I hadn’t thought much about the housing market in the years leading up to the crash, and certainly had never heard of Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs). I did think