ANA Trends Continued: Bring It In-House

  This is part 2 of trends from the 2018 ANA Master of Marketing Conference, where CMOs discussed their growth stories. Part 1, which you can read here, focused on Leading The Disruption and overcoming the Walled Gardens of Facebook, Google, etc. I gave a few startups...

3 Key Trends from the ANA Masters

  Last week, nearly 3,000 advertising industry execs descended on Orlando for the 2018 ANA Master of Marketing Conference, with a who’s who of CMOs sharing their growth stories. Below are 3 key trends that emerged from best practices shared by respected brands like...

Making the Iron Hot: Irish Startups Creating The Future

  Ireland is known for transcendental authors, from James Joyce to Oscar Wilde, but with its great tax incentives and a flexible approach to new businesses, the Emerald Isle may become known for founders rewriting the future with their startups. Last week, I toured...

Exploring the Grocery Store of the Future

Today I went to the new Amazon Go, appropriately located at the base of their Seattle headquarters and a stone’s throw from the unmistakable spheres. Wikipedia labels Amazon Go as a grocery store. It is not. At best, it’s a bodega with no discernible personality....

Collision Conference 2018 Brought the Next Wave of Changemakers

Collision Conference, the tech event that deems itself “Coachella for geeks,” made a big splash in New Orleans last week with over 25K attendees. Major themes surrounding the conference included data and consumer privacy protection, the emerging growth of the agtech...

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