my speech at the 2013 prism awards

Several people have asked for my speech from last nights prism awards ceremony. I am sure the video will post soon. here it is. I slightly tweaked the words in the actual delivery. Good evening. Congratulations to all of the …

Overcoming the Valley of Death

I’ve seen a lot of really cool ideas go nowhere because researchers didn’t have an understanding of what it took to get their idea commercialized. Not because the technology didn’t work, but rather because they didn’t understand the markets or the true value of what they had invented. There‚Äôs a difference between invention and innovation. This will be a subject of the future blog post ….