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Bolster Your Bandwidth: How Mobile Speed Can Impact Business Growth

As technology rapidly improves, our expectations for these improvements rise accordingly. As consumers of mobile online content, whether we’re browsing social media or shopping for a gift, we expect fast load times and ease of use from the sites we frequent. While we often place the blame for slow-loading sites on our WiFi or data … Continue reading Bolster Your Bandwidth: How Mobile Speed Can Impact Business Growth

A Documentary for the Present: The Infamous Future

Every once in a while, a documentary rolls around that feels especially kairotic. The Infamous Future: The Untold Story of New York City’s Eagle Academy is just that—in addition to poignant and moving.  Written and produced by John Campbell, The Infamous Future works to challenge the narrative surrounding young black and brown men of America. … Continue reading A Documentary for the Present: The Infamous Future

Coming Full Circle: Google’s Citizen Schools Award

On June 11, 2019, I had the honor of receiving Citizen School’s Trailblazer Award on behalf of the entire Google team at the organization’s WOW!Now breakfast reception. In a way, it feels like coming full circle—my introduction to Citizen Schools occurred eight years ago at a WOW! event. There, I saw the full scope of … Continue reading Coming Full Circle: Google’s Citizen Schools Award

A Decade of VidCon: From Niche to Mainstream

The first VidCon in July of 2010 welcomed an attendance just shy of 1,500. Fast forward to 2019, and the annual video conference chalked up more than 30,000 attendees. As the online video platforms grow, VidCon’s size and scope increase in tandem. The event attracts thousands of influencers and fans, in addition to marketing professionals … Continue reading A Decade of VidCon: From Niche to Mainstream

Marketer, Marketer, Make Me a Match: Understanding Gen Z Through Dating Apps

There’s no shortage of literature on millennials, and it tends to focus on how the generation has disrupted business, politics, culture, and whatever else these twenty- and thirty-somethings can get their hands on. Now, millennials are passing their torch to a new cohort of young disruptive types: Generation Z. Both the largest and most racially- … Continue reading Marketer, Marketer, Make Me a Match: Understanding Gen Z Through Dating Apps