Innovators - Page: 26

How Never Summer Shredded the Snowboard Industry With Innovation

The 15-year-old company was chugging along before its founders chucked long-held conventions and completely reconceived the design of the snowboard.

Jennifer Wang

· 15+ min read

Steve Jobs and the Seven Rules of Success

Any of us can adopt these principles to unleash our 'inner Steve Jobs.'

Carmine Gallo

· 4 min read

Remembering Apple's Steve Jobs

Reactions to news of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs emerged within hours from his competitors, fellow entrepreneurs and others influenced by his work and life.

Mike Wolfe of 'American Pickers' Is the New Americana Idol

Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.

Jason Ankeny

· 13 min read

Quirky: The Solution to the Innovator's Dilemma

At the age of 24, Ben Kaufman already has a successful startup track record. With Quirky, he's tapped into the power of open innovation and created a place where anyone can become an inventor.

Jennifer Wang

· 13 min read

Stumptown's Duane Sorenson, the Coffee Connoisseur

This innovator elevated coffee to a level of appreciation on par with gourmet food and fine wine. An inside look at how the company helped launch a culture of coffee aficionados.

Jennifer Wang

· 15+ min read

Meet the Entrepreneurs Behind the Booming Business of Games

These guys aren't playing around. And social-gaming incubator chief Peter Relan is the game master.

Jennifer Wang

· 5 min read

Carving a Niche in Digital Music Distribution

The Orchard's early insight into digital distribution of music is proving bountiful -- and helping independent musicians get on the radar.

Jason Daley

· 4 min read

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

For this iconoclastic rocker, there are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed.

Jason Ankeny

· 9 min read

Tony Hsieh on Empowerment

Zappos CEO finds success by breaking the old-school business rules.

Teri Evans

· 4 min read

How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

Marlo Scott transcended the whole sticky-sweet cupcake trend with a genius concept--serve them with booze!

Jennifer Wang

· 13 min read

Innovator: Shopkick's Cyriac Roeding Reinvents Retail

Meet Cyriac Roeding, the man reinventing shopping for the mobile era.

Jason Ankeny

· 13 min read