I was honored to contribute to a new podcast series by Emarsys. Lindsay Tjepkema (Head of Content @ Emarsys) and I talked about the fundamentals of marketing and how technology can enable but not replace the skills and knowledge of marketers. We also talked about where I think email is going in the future and... Continue Reading →
Innovate for the Inevitability
I don't consider myself a futurist, however I do enjoy thinking, learning, and discovering about new possibilities that will fundamentally change the fabric of society and our day to day lives. Elon Musk famously talked about "Accelerating the Inevitable" as a reason he set-out to create Tesla and SpaceX. For Musk, he believed Electric Vehicles (EV)... Continue Reading →
The Idea and a great product before anything else.
A colleague of mine at BLiNQ Media, Zack Adams shared a series of lectures by Sam Altman called "How to Start a Startup". The first lecture (video below) provides some great insights for anyone considering starting up a company or part of a company that operates like a start-up (Like BLiNQ). Sam's lecture on the... Continue Reading →
CES 2014 – Raj’s picks from the show
I just spent last week at CES in Las Vegas and had an absolutely amazing time. This years trip to CES was a little different as I had access to Publicis Groupe events and private parties. Needless to say, I'm just now recovering from the parties! Here are some of the highlights from CES for... Continue Reading →
Innovation is discovering the unknown when you’re looking for it.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnAiT-HWrHM Engauge's DIG group asked a few of us to define "Innovation" on the fly. I came up with "Innovation is discovering the unknown when you're looking for it". The beer in my hand may have helped, but I think there is something to be said about "discovering the unknown when your looking for it".... Continue Reading →