Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editor-at-Large

Ray Hennessey, the former editorial director of Entrepreneur, is Chief Innovation Officer at JConnelly, an integrated communications firm in New York, and a senior advisor to Alley, a coworking community in Manhattan. He writes frequently on leadership, communications, management, politics and economics.

In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump
Politics

In the Battle of Billionaires, Howard Schultz Doesn't Measure Up to Trump

Howard Schultz is reportedly being urged to run for president. But if he wants to succeed, he needs to better understand his target market.
Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level
Uber

Uber Speeds Past Facebook as Quickest to $50 Billion Value Level

Uber reached an important milestone in valuation three years before Facebook.
China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle
China

China Seeks to Control the Web and Your Business Is Caught in the Middle

American businesses cannot stay neutral in what is clearly now an all-out war over the future of the worldwide Internet.
Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class
Leadership

Everything You Need to Know About Leadership You Learned in Physics Class

The basic lessons we learned in physics class tell you everything you need to do to run a successful business. Hit the books.
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers
Regulations

New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced vocal opposition to plans to stop Uber's growth in New York.
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.
Why Reddit Needs to Replace Ellen Pao as CEO
Leadership

Why Reddit Needs to Replace Ellen Pao as CEO

Reddit's CEO has lost her most important constituency: the company's vibrant community.
Make More Happen

Kim Kardashian Is a Lot of Things, But Not an Entrepreneur

It takes more to hold the title of entrepreneur than simple business success, no matter how big it is.
Want True Equality for All? Support Entrepreneurship.
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Want True Equality for All? Support Entrepreneurship.

You are about to read the most offensive and insensitive piece we've ever written. And that's sad.
Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products
Make More Happen

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
All Entrepreneurship Is 'Social' Entrepreneurship
Make More Happen

All Entrepreneurship Is 'Social' Entrepreneurship

Social good flows through the arteries of all entrepreneurship. It's time we recognize that business is not a bad thing.
U.S. Entrepreneurs, AlleyNYC Rally to Send Aid to Nepal
Make More Happen

U.S. Entrepreneurs, AlleyNYC Rally to Send Aid to Nepal

Entrepreneurs from around the world have become leading fundraisers for aid to help the survivors in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday.
If the Brontosaurus Can Make a Comeback, So Can You
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If the Brontosaurus Can Make a Comeback, So Can You

The scientific journey of a beloved but maligned dinosaur should make you feel better about your own path.
Decisions, Decisions: What Separates Leaders From the Rest
Leadership

Decisions, Decisions: What Separates Leaders From the Rest

The real leaders are those who take action.