Year: 2017

Silicon Valley is the world capital of transformation, shaping the technologies that change how we live, work and play. And yet here are some of the headlines that have screamed across the globe in recent months: “Silicon Valley’s Sexism Problem” (The Economist). “Why Is Silicon Valley So Awful to Women?” (The Atlantic) “Women Engineers on…

Metrics are the pulse of your social media program. They provide insight into what is and isn’t working, and are essential for developing an effective strategy. However, current metrics are far from perfect, and there’s plenty of room for improvement and innovation. Here are five predictions on what the future of social media measurement will…

I come from a family of hard working people. My dad was a cop, my mom a school teacher. Both my grandfathers had their own businesses – one in painting and real estate, the other in lumber. As one of the first on my mom’s side to go to college, I chose my areas of…

  Collision intentionally brought 20,000 attendees, 357 speakers and 605 startups to New Orleans smack in the middle of the city’s largest jazz celebration. I decided to check out Collision for myself this year. I happen to be a huge jazz lover, so the whole “Come for Collision. Stay for Jazz Fest.” call was not…

Earth Day (April 22) is the world’s largest secular observance, celebrated by more than one billion people each year. To make an impact the KF team got our hands dirty, partnering once again with the Presidio Trust to help restore Mountain Lake in San Francisco. This is our fifth consecutive year organizing this Earth Day…

A solid analyst relations strategy has long been a staple of communications programs for high-tech companies. These industry experts can make or break a product’s momentum with their research and recommendations – influencers in the true sense of the word. Score a hit with the analysts – say a prominent ranking in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant…

I’m deep into the book “Quiet” and wondering why it has taken me so long to read it. The book opens with a manifesto for introverts, a list of 10 truths on a bright red page that’s impossible to pass by. I identify with them all but was especially drawn to #8: “Quiet leadership” is…

There are good bosses and bad bosses. But if you’re lucky, you get to work for a superstar boss. These LeBron Jameses of people management are exceptionally rare. But during my 20-year corporate career, I’ve had the incredible luck to work for a few of them. They’re nothing less than amazing. It’s not enough to…

I never dreamed of going into PR. I aspired to become a nurse. Then, when my prerequisite college courses were complete and I was preparing to apply to nursing school, I took the trip of a lifetime. Studying abroad in Europe was an indescribable experience. It forced me to become more independent and led me…

Every other month we highlight a customer who shares what it’s like to work with Kulesa Faul. This month, Elias Terman, vice president of marketing for Distil Networks shares his experience. Thank you, Elias!