Like any typical home movie, this one started in a dusty basement with boxes of old footage. Some conversations in 2019, a field trip to a data center, and an unexpected stop at a hardware store later, came together into a story-our story. Like all home movies, there’s a good
In 2003, Anthony Casalena founded Squarespace in his dorm room at the University of Maryland and 16 years later, the all-in-one website building platform is a global company with millions of customers. In this talk, Anthony discusses his experience building and scaling Squarespace, the importance of culture, why design is
Reddit CTO Chris Slowe engages one of the “Fathers of the Internet,” Vint Cerf, on topics ranging from innovation in LA to connecting the next billion users. Vint Cerf Widely known as a “Father of the Internet,” Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the
Karen Tiber Leland is the Founder and President of Sterling Marketing Group, a branding and marketing strategy and implementation firm helping CEOs, executives and entrepreneurs develop stronger personal, business, and team brands. Karen is the best-selling author of eight books, which have sold over 350,000 copies and been translated into
Since settling in Detroit in 2012, Shinola has not only contributed hundreds of jobs to an unlikely Detroit renaissance, but it has also become a handy symbol of it. After buying more than a dozen Shinola watches last year, Bill Clinton said in a speech, “We need more American success
Google Canada’s head of marketing, Fab Dolan, sits down with Ali Leung, VP of marketing, WW Canada, to discuss key frameworks for marketers – from media-buying strategies to the metrics that matter.
Laszlo Bock is one of the most famous heads of Human Resources ever. Part of this is that he lead HR at Google, and he initiated a number of innovative practices, many of which were captured in his book, Work Rules!: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead.
Part of the reason why other HR execs have not become household names is that companies do not think of HR as being as strategic as they should, and therefore the Chief Human Resources Officer is not on an equal footing with the other “chiefs.”
Two and a half years ago, Bock co-founded a company, Humu, that helps CHROs among other executives ensure that teams are as productive and as happy as possible. He has leveraged his experience at Google and GE before that along with the work of prominent academics to develop what Humu refers to as “nudges” or reminders, timed at just the right time to impact behaviors in a positive fashion. Bock describes the genesis of Humu, the technology behind these nudges, and the impact he intends make at companies large and small as a result of Humu. Ultimately, he believes that we are on the cusp of a revolution in human resources akin to the operations and manufacturing revolutions of a century ago.
Google’s approach to enabling one-click creation of state-of-the-art deep learning models can be seen through in its AutoML series of products. Today Google’s AutoML range includes imagery, video, text, translation, and even numeric data.