Walled Gardens and the Value of Innovation: Questions for Bill Franks

March 15, 2011

Two interesting articles of note in the current Harvard Business Review, one, an interview with John (“I’m not Meg Whitman”) Donahoe, the new CEO of eBay, and a fascinating piece about creating a “culture of experimentation” coincide perfectly with my recent talk with Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer at Teradata.    Bill* has become an innovation evangelist to the customers of this cutting-edge, “big data” provider, and it just so happens that eBay is one of them. (more…)