Profile of Rob PrestonVP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 338
Rob Preston currently serves as VP and editor in chief of InformationWeek, where he oversees the editorial content and direction of its various website, digital magazine, Webcast, live and virtual event, and other products. Rob has 25 years of experience in high-tech publishing and media, during which time he has been a senior-level editor at CommunicationsWeek, CommunicationsWeek International, InternetWeek, and Network Computing. Rob has a B.A. in journalism from St. Bonaventure University and an M.A. in economics from Binghamton University.
Articles by Rob Preston
posted in October 2009
In its measure of the "wealth and well being" of 104 countries, a U.K. think tank provides ample food for thought as we consider the attributes that truly matter in this connected global economy.
The fact that patent reform has repeatedly died in Congress shows there are no pat answers. But here are a few strong ideas.
In a provocative and well reasoned article in The Wall Street Journal, Jessica E. Vascellaro makes the case for why e-mail's reign as "king of communications" is over. Allow me to take the counter view.
Let's remember the original purpose of the patent system: to encourage innovation and its broader benefits, not to make people rich.
Wallets are starting to open, but it's too early to draw definitive conclusions about the prospects for jobs and growth.