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Daniel Debow
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Daniel Debow is a co-CEO of Rypple. Rypple is social software that makes it really easy to share feedback at work. Daniel was one of the founders and the VP of Corporate Development and Marketing for Workbrain, an enterprise software company. He holds a JD and an MBA from the University of Toronto and an LLM in Law, Science & Technology from Stanford University. He's a huge music fan, plays the bass (badly), and spends far too much time online. He lives in Toronto with his wife and son. Daniel also defeated HuffPo's Rachel Sklar for high-school student council VP and won't let her forget it.

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Why Your Company Would Never Have Built eBay

Posted November 19, 2010 | 13:40:15 (EST)

WINDOWS OR WALLS

When eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar looked at the auction business in 1995, he saw walls everywhere.

Not just the bricks-and-mortar kind that differentiated stodgy, old-line companies from eBay, Amazon, and other dotcom upstarts, but also the bureaucratic barriers the old guard had erected between buyers and...

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A Reason to Be Cautious in Caracas?

Posted February 2, 2009 | 17:39:25 (EST)

This isn't what I normally blog about but I think its terribly important that word gets out quickly about what is happening in Venezuela. I was told about this developing situation by my Venezuelan relatives who are trying to get the world to take notice.

This past weekend CNN...

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How Fast is Bottom-Up Coming Up? What Does Obama's Internet-Powered Election Mean for How Business is Managed?

Posted November 12, 2008 | 11:17:48 (EST)

This week, I attended Don Tapscott's book launch for Grown Up Digital. Don's latest is a follow-up to his two prior best-sellers, Wikinomics and Growing Up Digital.

Don didn't disappoint. He outlined two key trends that are changing the way businesses are organized: Internet-based, bottom-up collaboration; and...

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