'Closing the last mile to the customer's doorstep': Ingram buys Aer.io

‘I’m committed for years to come’ If a startup acquisition in the publishing space has ever looked like a match made in digital heaven, the Ingram Content Group-Aer.io deal announced today is it. (Our news story on the acquisition by my colleague Philip Jones is here.) “Effectively, the team is staying together,” says founding c.e.o. Ron Martinez. No carpet strewn with… Read More

When envious eyes aren't smiling: #FutureChat recap

‘Beware blanket dismissal.’ All endeavors need innovators in this changing environment. #BabyBathwater Ron Martinez’ cautionary comments arrived on the #FutureChat hashtag after our weekly live session had closed on Friday. But his point is a good one. To put together his tweets in sequence; Empathize a moment. Innovators are Promethean: may bring a benefit, but… Read More