Jason Ankeny

Jason Ankeny

Chicago-based writer Jason Ankeny is the executive editor of Fiercemobile content, a daily electronic newsletter dedicated to mobile media, applications and marketing.

Meet Amelia, the AI Platform That Could Change the Future of IT
Innovators

Meet Amelia, the AI Platform That Could Change the Future of IT

Created by IPsoft, the virtual agent avatar can absorb in seconds the same instruction manuals that human employees spend weeks memorizing.
How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change
100 Brilliant Companies

How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change

The frogImpact program creates design-centric solutions for issues in health care, disaster relief and more.
Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans
100 Brilliant Companies

Why This Fantasy Sports Company Is a Dream Come True for Fans

Bigger, stronger, faster: FanDuel is fantasy sports on steroids.
Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss
Innovators

Meet Y Combinator's Bold Whiz Kid Boss

Sam Altman is redefining the venture capital firm's identity and making bold moves. After one year on the job, has his strategy paid off?
How This Digital Agency Is Cashing In on a New Kind of Celebrity Endorsement
Influencers

How This Digital Agency Is Cashing In on a New Kind of Celebrity Endorsement

TheAudience is connecting brands and customers across social media platforms via influencers.
Why Being the Beta Chief Is Better Than Being the Alpha Chief
Leadership

Why Being the Beta Chief Is Better Than Being the Alpha Chief

One expert proposes that the most effective leaders demonstrate authority through collaboration.
A Winning Personality: Why Ambiverts Make Great Entrepreneurs
Personality Type

A Winning Personality: Why Ambiverts Make Great Entrepreneurs

Ambiverts are individuals with characteristics of both introverts and extroverts. Could this balance equip them to be superior business leaders?
Brush With Success: How 'Hello' Used Design to Stand Out Among Oral Care Brands
Dental hygiene

Brush With Success: How 'Hello' Used Design to Stand Out Among Oral Care Brands

A breath of minty-fresh air ripples through the staid oral-care market.
Inside the Mindset of Silicon Valley's Tech Innovators
Innovators

Inside the Mindset of Silicon Valley's Tech Innovators

Find out what makes these gurus tick.
Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace
Cybercrime

Better Safe Than Sorry: How Startups are Staying Protected in Cyberspace

Hackers and cyber thieves are attacking small businesses with alarming frequency. Find out how to stay safe.
the future of work

How the Next Five Years Will Revolutionize Business

The years until 2020 are poised to redefine almost every facet of how we work, from the way we run customer service to the way we build our businesses.
How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World
Science

How This Stronger-Than-Steel Material Could Change the World

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel, lighter than paper and razor-thin. If you haven't heard of it yet, you will.
The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.
Old-School Games Get New Life
Games

Old-School Games Get New Life

Board games, role-playing games and other offline diversions are having a renaissance.
Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film
Business Unusual

Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film

Rooster Teeth Productions is the innovative company behind the internationally popular online animation videos you haven't heard of...yet.