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Diversity in Silicon Valley’s War for Talent

Recently, I had the honor of keynoting alongside Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Apple VP Lisa Jackson at PUSHTech2020 Summit. The event’s theme was Diversity and Inclusion is the New Innovation. The conference, led by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson and the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, shined a spotlight on the need to diversify Silicon Valley’s workforce.

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Cash: Rumors of its death are greatly exaggerated

hands exchanging cash Lee Ault, CEO of the first check guarantee service, TeleCredit (which subsequently morphed into FiS Global), once described the moment his business exploded in the early 1970’s. In this era before ATMs, and when BankAmericard –-not yet renamed “Visa” -– was approaching critical mass, retailers avoided accepting personal checks because they were considered too risky.

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