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speakers at the Stanford Africa Forum
The siren-like lure of making a business out of online digital music transcends national boundaries. Just ask 32-year-old Michael Ugwu, who, five years ago, was working in a secure and well-paying job in the U.K. finance industry, as befitting a graduate of University College London. Ugwu, though...
JJ Ramberg
When JJ Ramberg started a business in 2005, she asked job applicants if they were willing to put together an IKEA bookcase. Her company moved a lot so she wanted to hire people who were willing to help reassemble furniture. Now that she has an established business — GoodSearch.com, an internet...
2012 presidential election ads
With the presidential election in the home stretch, voters in battleground states are being subjected to seemingly unending streams of ads. The video barrage is costing the two parties hundreds of millions of dollars — money spent with the expectation that repetition will drive home a winning...
Future of Media Conference photo
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Declining readership and vanishing advertising dollars have left many mature news organizations reeling. But breaking down the “walls” that have historically separated publications’ news and advertising operations can help restore the industry’s financial...
Kristie Lu Stout
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — Chinese internet users have devised an array of creative ways to navigate around government censorship of China's cyberspace, a leading Hong Kong-based CNN journalist told a Stanford audience. In a November 21 talk at the Stanford Graduate School of Business...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS—"It’s Miller Time." "Live Richly." What do these vastly different marketing campaigns—one selling beer, the other financial services—have in common? They both focus on experiencing, rather than possessing, products. And according to a study by Stanford Graduate...
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS —The Walt Disney Co. is known worldwide for its movie hits including The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, and Beauty and the Beast. But Robert Iger, the company's president and chief executive officer, rather wishes you'd forget Mars Needs Moms and Cop Rock....
STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — The media business is in the rear window for Ted Turner, the bold entrepreneur who in 1980 founded CNN, the nation's first all-news cable network. Today, Turner is focused on developing ways to stop global warming, encourage energy conservation, and stem out-...