Drew Major Honored: When I first went to work for Eric Schmidt on his PR team way back in the $42/share Novell era, I was assigned to support Drew Major, along with my partner PR role. He has affected so many lives. Seeing him at the event was great! Hearing the war stories from him and ...Continue Reading → Share
The Daily Herald and I go back 16 years to it’s first print edition delivery on my doorstep. I was a new recruit on Eric Schmidt’s Novell public relations team at the time. We’ve had a love/hate relationship since then as the Utah Valley staple rides the roller coaster despised by print newspapers over the past decade. ...Continue Reading → Share
Google Glasses PR Online has a full head of steam! As a tech public relations firm, it’s fun to watch really great companies roll out new product promo. More hype than real value in some cases, the focused energy behind Google Glasses will yet be judged by history as Awesome or Awful. Since in my 2008 novel release Green Spin, I included a projected 2016 use of this technology, I’m not too surprised or wowed–yet.
In the book, I ...Continue Reading → Share
This week I joined 25,000+ security fans at the International Security Conference in Las Vegas (ISC West). 1,000 exhibitors fought for attention with amazing marketing and PR dexterity.
I’ve been on the road doing event PR(public relations) for many entrepreneurial start-ups and some “big dawg” companies. Spreading the news about cool new technologies, new services, and basically awesome stuff! When with Novell, I accompanied some visionary executives including Eric Schmidt (of Google fame) and Chris Stone. On 9/11, I was ...Continue Reading → Share
Google sends out 500 algorithm changes per year according to Todd Bailey (Wall Street Journal). Since my daughter’s nickname is Panda, I found it humorous when the bamboo snarfing creature received naming honors ...Continue Reading → Share
David Bradford and I first met on the Novell corporate jet returning to Utah from the company’s San Jose office. We both worked for Eric Schmidt, now of Google fame. David was Chief Counsel, I was over investment, partner & channel Public Relations for the company. I was entranced by David’s depth of history regarding the rise of the microcomputer (PC) & the associated software battles of the 80’s & 90’s surrounding that industry.