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Rebecca is Battery's vice president of communications and content.


Is “This Town” All That Different From Silicon Valley?

Powered by Battery recently spoke with Mark Leibovich, author of the scathing Washington, D.C. critique “This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—and Plenty of Valet…


Marketing Power: Battery Gathers Top Industry Marketing Execs in San Francisco

On Sept. 23, Battery gathered top CMOs and other marketing executives together for an invite-only “Marketers’ Roundtable” discussion and dinner at Jardiniere restaurant in San…

The Second Coming of Big Data

It was data, data and more data at the DataWeek Conference & Expo held Sept. 16-17 in San Francisco. Battery’s Roger Lee participated in a…

Chinese Internet companies have not captured the imagination of a mass business audience in the U.S. Alibaba is a coming out party for the whole of the Chinese Internet.

Rich Barton, co-founder Expedia, Zillow and Glassdoor, in the Wall Street Journal, Sept. 19



Smart People on Ice: Shapiro, Leventhal, Part Two–What Fosters True Innovation and Risk-Taking in Tech

In part two of Alex Benik’s “Smart People on Ice” video with Mike Shapiro and Adam Leventhal, the two discuss the culture of innovation at…

Data wrangling is a huge--and surprisingly so--part of the job . . . It's something that is not appreciated by data civilians. At times, it feels like everything we do.

Monica Rogati, VP for data science at Jawbone, on the "janitorial" nature of much big-data work, in the New York Times, Aug. 17, 2014

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