May 11, 2020

Selling Industrial Tech in the Time of Corona

By Isaac Brown Across hundreds of conversations with operational leaders over the past 6 weeks, there seem to be 3 main categories of industrial tech solutions […]
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May 11, 2020

How Your Company Can Use Its Strengths for the Greater Good

By Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur Corrie Conrad believes doing good is good for business. As Sephora vice president of social impact, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, she’s particularly […]
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April 14, 2020

Purpose At Work: Essential Virtual Event Tips From Landmark Ventures

By Simon Mainwaring, Forbes The global onset of coronavirus is limiting in-person events. Major happenings like SXSW, Coachella and the NBA have been called off for […]
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April 14, 2020

The Race to Capture IoT Value

By Isaac Brown, The Internet of Things (IoT) involves many elements, one of the foremost being the optimization of machine performance. The technology stack is becoming […]
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March 2, 2020

The Evolution of the Chief Digital Officer

By Isaac Brown,  As the hype surrounding digital transformation continues to grow, the prominence of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) continues to rise. But what is […]
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February 10, 2020

Me, Myself, Physics, and AI

By Isaac Brown, In the realm of maintenance analytics, people talk a lot about physics-based vs. machine learning-based models. The old guard tends to favor physics, […]
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January 24, 2020

(Authentic) Content is King Again

By Scott Zakheim, In reflecting on some of the prevailing themes and discussions at Landmark’s Dealmakers @ CES events last week in Las Vegas, one particular exchange with […]
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January 24, 2020

Predictive Maintenance Throwdown – Part II

By Isaac Brown, Somehow IoT & AI have helped to make equipment maintenance an incredibly sexy topic in the realm of digital innovation – who would […]
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January 23, 2020

C-Suite Moms: “It’s okay to have others help”, With Olivia Brooks Allan

By Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Psy.D, As a part of my series about “C-Suite Moms” I had the pleasure to interview Olivia Brooks Allan. Olivia is the Practice Head […]
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January 10, 2020

The IoT EDGE – What It Means, And Why

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures Internet of Things stakeholders talk a lot about the edge these days – some of the noise is just hype, but some […]
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December 18, 2019

Industrial Cyber Security Shakedown

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures Digital transformation products (IoT platforms, predictive analytics, etc) are still largely considered a “nice to have” for industrial operators. Now don’t get […]
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December 10, 2019

Purpose At Work: Starbucks’ Special Ingredients To Scaling Impact

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes  This is the eleventh post in a series on social changemakers. Each interview was conducted around the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. At the […]
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December 10, 2019

Business Model Hoedown | Part II

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures In a recent post, we discussed various business models that digital solution vendors leverage when selling tech to industrials – we considered […]
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December 10, 2019

Corporate Social Responsibility with Digital Wellness — Recap of Our VIP Dinner

By: EVERFI  EVERFI and the Social Innovation Summit recently convened 50 business leaders and change agents for an off the record conversation in Palo Alto. The discussion included […]
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November 19, 2019

A Senior Moment For Manufacturers

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures Every day, I ask an exec at a manufacturing company what keeps him or her up at night. Dark matter and ball […]
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October 30, 2019

My 2 Key Takeaways from WORLDZ: Influencers Are Still Influencing and Podcast are a (really) Big Deal

By: Scott Zakheim, Landmark Ventures Thanks to the generous and warm hospitality of my friend Robin Zucker, CMO of WORLDZ, I was afforded the opportunity to head […]
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October 28, 2019

Predictive Maintenance Throwdown

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures Predictive maintenance is a killer use case for IoT & predictive analytics technologies – how did a grimy old concept for […]
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October 8, 2019

Doing The Dirty Work

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures In recent years, IIoT and I4.0 startups have been founded under the premise that many industrial operators are “data rich and information […]
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October 1, 2019
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IoT Platform Shakedown

By: Isaac Brown, Landmark Ventures We are most of the way through 2019 – and are we still talking about IoT platforms? Yes, we are. Despite […]
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September 9, 2019

Building A Bigger Wall Will Lead to a Crumbling Cybersecurity Strategy

By: David Shefter, Landmark Ventures  Companies that sit back and develop a security posture based solely on prevention will put their business performance and brand reputation […]
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September 9, 2019

This Entrepreneur Is Helping Save Lives With His Video Games

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur If you ask Sam Glassenberg how his company, Level Ex, came to be, the founder and CEO will admit it was an accident. “I’ve […]
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September 6, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Microsoft Is Liberating Data To Scale Impact

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes  This is the eighth post in a series of conversations with business leaders from some of the most innovative companies in the […]
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September 3, 2019

Purpose At Work: How MLB Hits Purpose Out Of The Park

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes  This is the seventh post in a series of interviews with purposeful business people. Interviewees attended the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. Innovators […]
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August 28, 2019

Tesla’s School Programs Are Key To Its Mission And Workforce Development

By: Dacia J. Ferris, Teslarati Tesla’s internships for high school graduates at Gigafactory 1 in Sparks, Nevada have been well received due to their mutual benefits […]
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August 27, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Amgen Builds Scientific Literacy To Grow Its Business And Positive Impact

Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the sixth post in a series of interviews with impact-driven corporate leaders. Interviews were conducted around the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. […]
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August 26, 2019

How Tesla Is Driving Opportunities for Students and Teachers

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur Whether you’re looking at Tesla’s factories in California, Nevada, New York or soon to be Shanghai, or the company’s sales and service centers […]
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August 23, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Ford’s Transforming Lives And Its Business Through Education

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the fifth article in a series of interviews from business leaders who attended the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles. The Summit […]
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August 20, 2019

Landmark Ventures Announces David Shefter as Chief Information Security Officer and Venture Partner

By: Mel Ochoa, Cison PR Web Landmark Ventures, a global strategic and financial advisory firm that offers a unique combination of business development, influencer event programs, […]
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August 16, 2019

A Lyft Executive Says These 3 Things Will Help Your Business Make a Positive Social Impact

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur When it comes to innovation and making a positive social impact, Mike Masserman suggests every company leader start by asking themselves: What is […]
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August 13, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Tesla Leverages Purpose To Build Its Workforce And Business

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This is the fourth article in a series about mission focused businesses trailblazers. Each interviewee attended the Los Angeles Social Innovation Summit. The […]
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August 7, 2019

Purpose At Work: How Lyft Accelerates Purpose Post-IPO

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This post is the third in a series of conversations with purpose-driven leaders who shared insights at the Social Innovation Summit in Los Angeles […]
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August 2, 2019

This Starbucks Executive Shares How Your Company Can Make a Positive Social Impact

By: Jessica Abo, Entrepreneur When it comes to social innovation at Starbucks, there are many things that make John Kelly proud, but he admits picking one […]
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June 19, 2019

Landmark Ventures Announces Olivia Brooks Allan as Vice President to Lead Conferences and Events Practice

By: Mel Ochoa, Cison PR Web Landmark Ventures, a global strategic and financial advisory firm that offers a unique combination of business development, influencer event programs, […]
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June 12, 2019

Purpose At Work: How TOMS Is Evolving Its Brand To Scale Its Impact

By: Simon Mainwaring, Forbes This post is the first in a series of discussions with top corporate leaders around the purposeful initiatives and innovations they shared […]
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June 5, 2019

At The Intersection Of Profit And Purpose

By: Paul Clolery, TheNonProfitTimes  Los Angeles, Calif. — Life is a series of intersections. Audience members at the 2019 Social Innovation Summit (#SIS19) here this week were asked […]
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June 5, 2019

Cuban: ‘Happier’ when Lakers are ‘screwed up’

By: Dave McMenamin, ESPN OS ANGELES — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, in L.A. for a downtown speaking engagement, couldn’t stifle a grin when asked about the current […]
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January 4, 2018

Learning Journey 101

By Sara Harari Director of Programs In 2017, our Social Innovation Summit inaugurated our brand new Learning Journey format — and it was a huge success! […]
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June 4, 2017

Unleashed: The Social Innovation Summit Expands into a Bigger, Broader Platform for Change

By: Rahim Kanani, Huffington Post The national and global landscapes look starkly different today than they did a year ago, as does the promise and prospect […]
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May 25, 2017

12-year-old puts color, culture on kids’ reading lists with #1000BlackGirlBooks

By: Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Every once in a while, you meet someone who makes you grateful to be walking around on Earth right now, sharing […]
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January 13, 2017

From the Desk of the CTO: Artificial? yes. Intelligent? no.

By Anthony Juliano CTO & General Partner I’m tired. I’m tired of marketing organizations using the term “AI” to describe some portion of machine learning in […]
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August 1, 2016

From the Desk of the CTO: Strategic Innovation

By Anthony Juliano CTO & General Partner It turns out that innovation is one of those funny words that gets tossed around a lot – especially […]
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June 8, 2016

Turning Innovative Ideas into a Successful Business

By June Sugiyama Director of the Vodafone Americas Foundation; recently led the transition of Foundation’s strategy towards technology for social impact. This post is part of […]
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June 7, 2016

A Company’s Values Are Becoming Its Brand

By Phil Goldstein BizTech Phil Goldstein is a web editor for BizTech. Besides keeping up with the latest in technology trends, he is also an avid […]
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April 1, 2016

Israel’s Big Impact on the Internet of Really Important Things

By Greg Petroff Chief Experience Officer, GE This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in conjunction with the Israel Dealmakers Summit […]
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March 31, 2016

Embracing the Local Power of Innovation

Bruce Aust Vice Chairman, NASDAQ This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in conjunction with the Israel Dealmakers Summit 2016, the […]
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March 30, 2016

Health Care Is in the Midst of a Transformation

By Yitzhak Peterburg Chairman of the Board of Directors, Teva This post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post in conjunction with the […]
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March 25, 2016

7 Reasons US Multinationals Invest in Israel

By Ziva Eger Chief Executive, Foreign Investments and Industrial Cooperation, Israel Ministry of Economy and Industry This post is part of a series produced by The […]
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February 11, 2016

From orbit to India: Applying the XPRIZE model to global poverty

By Catherine Cheney Devex Impact Zenia Tata, executive director of global development at the XPRIZE Foundation, stood in a room of top experts, industry leaders, and […]
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March 25, 2015

OurCrowd’s Jon Medved Delivers Inspired Talk at Israel Dealmakers Summit

By Alan Weinkrantz The Times of Israel Jon masterfully frames his talks in historical context, provides facts and figures that supports his narrative, and leaves us […]
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March 3, 2015

CTIA Announces Microsoft, Media Technology Summit and InterDrone as Strategic Partners at CTIA Super Mobility

CTIA–The Wireless Association® today announced new strategic partnerships with Microsoft Corp., Media Technology Summit and InterDrone. These organizations, led by visionaries at the forefront of mobile […]
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