Monthly Archives: November 2011

Innovating Access to Government Services

Phil Ginsburg, the General Manager of San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department, discusses how technology can benefit citizens and how public/private partnerships can help increase jobs and create revenue. He also provides some insight as to who might win the next World Series.

Desperately Seeking Spectrum

Consumer and Business members of CALinnovates were treated to a panel discussion featuring Chairman Julius Genachowski, CALinnovates Board Member Ron Conway, Andreessen-Horowitz VC Jeff Jordan, Twilio’s Jeff Lawson, Lookout’s John Hering and foursquare’s Holger Luedorf in San Francisco at the Founders Den.  The panel, moderated by CALinnovates Executive Director Mike Montgomery, addressed the need to unleash spectrum in order to stimulate the economy, create jobs, speed up our networks, and support innovation at every level.

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Increase Broadband and Unleash Spectrum for Economic Benefit

As a Managing Partner of Compass Lexecon and a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Jon Orszag is an expert on the economic and inherent benefits of increased access to broadband and spectrum for consumers and economic growth.

Spectrum Crunch

The FCC created an infographic that details the challenges and the opportunities facing the mobile and wireless industry.

Interested in what this means for consumers, job creation and data usage?  Click HERE.