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Creative, unleashed.™ Like the media industry, the traditional marketing agency model is ripe for reinvention. Today, seven founding members of Divino Group are launching a brand marketing and PR consultancy with that mission in mind. The group’s calling is to provide CMOs and brand marketers with a full set of tools and programs for a new world of media - paired with senior, creative talent and thinking for a lot less than the big agencies they worked at for decades charge c
Last night's Gigaom shutdown is sad reminder re: tough media business
Photo: Om Malik and Liz Gannes at NewTeeVee Pier Screenings Event in S.F. (summer 2007) I have known and worked with Om Malik, founder of Gigaom, since his days as a staff writer at Red Herring, the once-thick print magazine covering tech innovation that flourished during the dot-com boom days. And I continued working with Malik and editorial colleagues at Business 2.0, one of my favorite all-time tech business magazines that shut down in 2007. The Business 2.0 networking par
Diversity of Dance Abounds at Daybreaker
A Last Hurrah for San Francisco’s Supper Club Does Not Disappoint By Chris Knight, founder and creative director @ Divino Group This is how we start the workweek in San Francisco: with a booming sound system, unbridled sweaty fun, and uninhibited dancing atop pink pillowcases and a sea of sheets. The final Daybreaker dance party (7:30-9:30am on Jan. 20) at the classic Supper Club that recently closed was an AB FAB blast. A lack of diversity continues to dominate headlines acr