Bob O’Hara I’m retired. That means I am so busy now I don’t know how I ever had time for a full-time job. I retired from Cisco, who had acquired the company I started with three colleagues. That company was … Continue reading →
I received several comments on my previous blog, saying that I entirely misconstrued Barack Obama’s statement about who built what. I disagree. Mr. Obama’s statement is, at best, built on faulty logic and, almost certainly, designed to mislead.
In a campaign stop in Roanoke Virginia on Friday, July 13th, President Barack Obama had something to say that I find very offensive. He said, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” … Continue reading →
Mike Cassidy has a very interesting article in today’s San Jose Mercury News about job engines and job creation. In it, he describes his recent conversation with Howard Greenfield and a comment from Robert Scoble. The gist is that, if anything, … Continue reading →
I have been remarkably fortunate in life. Growing up in a suburban middle-class family, I got a great education in public schools and graduated from a state university with a valuable engineering degree. I have been employed at good companies, … Continue reading →
Things are looking pretty bleak in the economy today, even though there might be some improvement going on. For those that still have jobs, they still wonder if they will have a job tomorrow or if they will be among … Continue reading →
Since this is the first time most of you will have run into me, I guess I should introduce myself. I’m currently retired, by choice. After retirement, I advised some venture-funded startups, including. Aerohive Networks and Agito Networks which has been acquired … Continue reading →