Category: Events/Community Impact

Takeaways from DF 19

Salesforce is doing well as one of the safest platform bets for enterprise-scale companies. The CEO truly cares about making the world a better place. Dreamforce is not a safe place for the Dr. Evils of the world in their pursuit of growth at…

The Empty Chair

The empty chair mantra has caught on at many companies starting with Amazon. Jeff Bezos alludes to the customer who needs representation, so the idea is to keep an empty chair in every meeting. What if the empty chair also became a civic lesson…

Beyond the Valley

In search of a more democratic internet (from an academic’s perspective)… Link Here’s a quick recap of Ramesh’s talk. Algorithms power the fastest growing companies. Tech companies monopolize and monetize exchanges. A handful of platforms and apps control nearly all of the world’s data….

11/12 CX for Social Impact

Great upcoming event by SF CXPA chapter and SF Tech4Good. Look forward to learning about the intersection of customer experience and Social Impact. Registration link

6/20/2019 – World Refugee Day in Seattle

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TMCx Demo Day in Houston

Houston is not known as a cloud software hub or anything resembling Silicon Valley. It gets the world’s full attention when it comes to Healthcare and of course, Oil & Gas. Looking forward to this startup event hosted by the TMCx accelerator… Link

Redefining ‘Diversity in Tech’

I co-hosted a dialogue recently sponsored by Net Impact. Our group at the Table4Twelve program was diverse and represented a decent cross-section of who works in tech. Yet, I left feeling uneasy. As someone who’s benefited from my ’model minority-ness’, I continue to ask…