Recently, I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Aaron Dinin for his podcast, “Web Masters”. Aaron teaches Entrepreneurship at Duke University after spending many years as an English doctoral student and software entrepreneur. Now, he can tack podcaster onto his resume. I first met Aaron back in 2014 when he was deep in the […]
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking with e-commerce guru Gavin Jocius of Wisdom.MBA and River Wise Ventures. We discuss Bronto, GrepBeat, Jurassic, and everything in between. We also geek out on the future of marketing tech. I have known Gavin since 2006 when he was with Duke University, an early Bronto customer. In fact, […]
Recently, I had the pleasure of joining Drew Adams on his podcast, “The Price”, to tell the Bronto Story, including the emotional ups and downs in starting, building and selling a business. He is a great interviewer so it makes for a nice long leisurely listen. I have known Drew for years since many moons […]
Last Thursday, after selling Bronto four years ago, we hosted a reunion at the Unscripted Hotel in Downtown Durham. Participation was amazing and it was like zipping back to the Golden Age of Bronto for just one more night. The enthusiasm at the event was a true testament to the strength of the Bronto culture […]
I played the scarecrow in my elementary school’s rendition of Wizard of Oz. One of the best parts was when my fellow sixth grade Tin Man, Dorothy and I cantered across the stage as we chanted “Lions, Tigers and Bears … oh my!” Tales of my performance still echo through the hallowed halls of Fairlawn […]
Last week, I spoke to a Harvard class on “Stories from the Bronto Journey.” The class was offered as part of the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH) and consisted mainly of undergraduates — almost 200 of them! Excited to see so much enthusiasm for technology and entrepreneurship. Here are some takeaways from my talk: […]
Met up Zach Mansfield to tell the Bronto story as part of his “Startup Culture” podcast. No snorting or embarrassing sounds. Just a good story! Give it a listen.
Last Friday I had the pleasure of being the primary speaker for the Adams Apprenticeship Fall Conference evening event. The Adams Apprenticeship is a mentorship program that pairs successful entrepreneurship with UNC’s most promising future entrepreneurs. For my presentation, I told the “Bronto Story” and lessons learned. I wish that I would have recorded it […]
Telling the Bronto Story from an engineering and computer science perspective. This was given at North Carolina State University as part of a Fidelity sponsored speaker series.
Cloud companies like Bronto are like banks but often haven’t realized it. Its not about the dollars. Its about the personal information. This post contains some tips with how we and you should protect it.