Innovation





Marissa Mayer Leaves Google to Become CEO of Yahoo!

It’s great news that’s being written about in all major business publications:  Marissa Mayer, the first female engineer at Google and a very well known and respected executive of that company- is the latest CEO at Yahoo!  It’s exciting on so many levels. The press has been overall favorable about the choice.  Known for being Read the full article…


The Dragon has landed – make that docked

The Dragon has landed - make that docked

May  25th started with an historic moment for space flight.  SpaceX’s Dragon capsule was the first commercially built vehicle to dock with the International Space Station (ISS).  Assuming the mission completes successfully, with the capsule splashing back to earth loaded with cargo from the ISS, SpaceX will ferry much needed supplies and experiments to & Read the full article…




Who is looking at gender and innovation? And where are they located?

I am interested in women and innovation, particularly the intersection of the two.  [I’m interviewing male and female innovators for my book on womennovation].  I’ve been surprised by how little research there has been on the topic-and how most of that has been done  outside the US. Europe in general, Scandanavia in particular, is doing Read the full article…


Is Sheryl Sandberg a viable role model for women?

There was an interesting article this morning in the NYT online edition, The $1.6 Billion Woman, Staying on Message.  The woman in question is Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and co-chair of the just completed World Economic Forum in Davos.  While in Davos- and in many other venues, Sandberg has been actively encouraging women to Read the full article…