Birdie: AI-Driven Market Research

The firehose of data that social media can provide is unstructured and its difficult to attain meaningful information from it without some kind of intelligence. Birdie turns millions of comments, reviews, and other online conversations into structured, practical consumer insights that help marketing teams make faster, more effective decisions.  Birdie is the industry’s first comprehensive AI-based Insights-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform designed specifically to help CPG brands like Samsung and P&G understand millions of consumers’ opinions, transforming

Start Up Weekend – Changing the World One City at a Time

This weekend 125 people from more than 30 countries spent a few days discussing how Startup Weekend could have a positive impact on our global economy.  Sounds crazy?  The Kauffman Foundation is willing to bet $400,000 we are not.  They have provided a three year grant which allowed the StartUp Weekend team to expand to 8 full time staff members. This small team, will in turn provide support for hundreds of StartUp Weekend events around the world.  

Spam, Bacn and Mobile Email: RJ Talyor

I had the opportunity to work with RJ while at ExactTarget. This is a great interview RJ did with BNET.TV on bacn (irrelevant email), spam (unsolicited email) and some of the growing challenges of sending out email that can be viewed and welcomed across a multitude of mobile devices. Great interview, RJ!