Tag Archives: Barack Obama

A Tale Of Two Presidential Meetings With Silicon Valley CEOs

On Thursday, February 17, 2011, President Barack Obama joined a dinner hosted by venture capitalist and Democratic donor John Doerr. It included a who’s-who of Silicon Valley executives, including leaders from Facebook, Google, Apple and others. On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump hosted a meeting convened with the help of venture capitalist and Republican […]

On The Subject Of Net Neutrality, You’re Probably Less Neutral Than You Think

As someone who earns a living in part based on a digital marketplace that links creators and consumers of content, including apps, videos, music, books, and more, I and millions of other in tech have a hard time being neutral on net neutrality. That makes President Obama’s video and statement  on the subject worthy of our attention. […]