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Blog May. 5, 2011 | Share

Seeking Osama: Anatomy of a News Firestorm in a Cross-Platform Environment

When the news broke late Sunday evening that U.S. armed forces had managed to hunt down and kill Osama bin Laden, a range of emotions washed over me, including relief, elation, pride and so many others. But soon after the initial “pinch-myself, is this really finally happening?” moment subsided, I was immediately consumed with a voracious appetite... Read more

Blog Apr. 29, 2011 | Share

#RoyalWedding: The Role of Social Media in William and Kate’s Big Day

Unless you’ve been living in a media-free cave for the past month, you are well aware of the Royal Wedding taking place this Friday between Prince William and Kate Middleton. These nuptials mark the first major royal wedding since the dawn of the Internet era, with the last wedding of this magnitude between Prince Charles and Diana captivating the... Read more

Blog Oct. 28, 2009 | Share

Collegiate Entrepreneurs Offer Hope for Long-Term Economic Recovery

This past Saturday, I was invited back to speak at this year’s annual conference of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Association (CEO) in Chicago’s McCormick Place. CEO was founded in 1997 by Dr. Gerry Hills, then an entrepreneurial professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, who had worked tirelessly since 1983 to establish the organization.... Read more

Blog Oct. 12, 2009 | Share

Wharton’s Future of Advertising Project

Last Thursday, I spent a very interesting afternoon at the Wharton Business School as a member of the Global Advisory Board for the “The Future of Advertising Project” (FOA). It was a fun afternoon chatting with the likes of Rishad Tobaccowala (CEO of Denuo), Joe Plummer (former chief knowledge officer at McCann Worldgroup), Penry Price (VP global... Read more

Blog Sep. 15, 2009 | Share

A Recession is a Terrible Thing to Waste

As occurred at the Davos World Economic Forum conference earlier this year, the global economic crisis was a pervasive subject at last week’s “Summer Davos” meeting in Dalian, China. I was asked to share my thoughts on what companies like comScore can do to continue growing in rocky economic times. Read more

Blog Aug. 19, 2009 | Share

Rethinking Business as Usual

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the “Breakfast of Leaders”, a monthly CEO business forum, in Ashburn, Virginia. Terry Moraska, the forum’s founder, had invited me to speak to the forum and also graciously arranged for me to spend the night before my talk at the Glennfiditch House (cool name), a completely renovated sixteen-room antebellum... Read more

Blog Nov. 24, 2008 | Share

The 2008 JEGI Growth Conference

On Thursday November 14, I delivered a keynote presentation at the Jordan Edmiston Group’s 2008 Growth Conference in New York. Read more

Blog Nov. 11, 2008 | Share

Collegiate Entrepreneurs Association

Last Saturday morning (at 8:30 am!), I delivered a keynote presentation at the annual meeting of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Association (CEO) in Chicago’s McCormick Place. Read more

Blog Jun. 24, 2008 | Share

WidgetWebExpo — A Year Later

Last week, I spoke at a widget conference, WidgetWebExpo. The prior (and only other) time I’ve spoken at a conference on this topic was a year ago. At that time, widgets were just starting to get legs, so to speak, and we had just introduced a service to measure them, comScore Widget Metrix. Read more

Blog Jan. 31, 2008 | Share

The Davos Question

While I attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, representing comScore as a 2007 Technology Pioneer, the following question was posed to the attendees: “What can countries do to improve the world?” Read more