Phil Libin

The founder of a beloved productivity app thinks Hollywood has a better blueprint for innovation than Silicon Valley —and he's taking his cues from Netflix to fix it

Silicon Valley has a reputation for being the most innovative place in the country, if not the world.<p>But if you ask Phil Libin, ground zero for innovation these days is located several hundred miles to the south — in Hollywood.<p>Libin is the founder of several successful startups, including Evernote, …

Silicon Valley

Elon Musk interview bordered on a breakdown, says BBG Ventures president

Susan Lyne, BBG Ventures founder and president, and Phil Libin, All Turtles co-founder & CEO and former Evernote CEO, discuss Tesla CEO Elon Musk's …

Elon Musk

Engage, Extend And Explore, But Forget About Evernote Eliminating Email

Ten years after its official launch as an iPhone note-taking app, Evernote has a serious case of the E’s.<p>Famous to a cult band of followers for Mads, its elephant logo, and the slogan, “Remember everything,” the company has launched its first brand refresh, courtesy of DesignStudio, whose other …

Productivity

Friday Essential: Successful Tech Companies Which Almost Failed

Some tech companies have been fortunate enough to never go off the ground even after repeated failures. But a few unfortunate ones were lost in the …

Living Rooms

11 painful moments CEOs and founders thought their business was sunk — and how they turned it around

If you take a look at the history of many successful companies, you'll inevitably find moments where the founder or CEO didn't know if the organization would make it.<p>Maybe they'd run out of money, or maybe they'd stumbled into a PR disaster. Either way, the future looked bleak.<p>Below, we've listed …

CEOs

Box acquires Butter.ai to make search smarter

Box announced today that it has acquired Butter.ai, a startup that helps customers search for content intelligently in the cloud. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the Butter.AI team will be joining Box.<p>Butter.AI was started by two ex-Evernote employees, Jack Hirsch and Adam Walz. The …

Artificial Intelligence

Box acquires Butter.ai to fuel better search results

Cloud storage provider Box today announced it has acquired Butter.ai, a contextual search service powered by machine learning. Specific terms of the deal were not immediately made available, but the Butter.ai team will join Box.<p>“The team from Butter.ai will help Box to bring more intelligence to …

Business

Brooks: JNF hosts Negev Celebration

The Jewish National Fund (JNF) Calgary held its annual Negev event May 31 honouring the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the State of …

Film Festivals

Fewer teenagers are spending time on Facebook, says study

Jason Calacanis, Inside.com founder, and Phil Libin, former Evernote CEO, discuss a study from Pew that shows teenagers aren't using Facebook as much.

Teens

Twitter says: Change your Twitter password now, everyone

Twitter Inc. is advising all users to change their passwords, saying it found a bug in its systems that exposed passwords in plain text internally.<p>The company said it removed the non-encrypted passwords from its system and is working to avoid such an issue happening again. An internal investigation …

Social Media

Twitter Advises Users to Change Passwords After Bug Found

Twitter Inc. advised users to change their passwords after the company found a bug in its systems that exposed passwords in plain text internally.<p>The …

Business

4 Things to Know After Twitter Password Panic

Twitter has advised all 336 million of its users to change their passwords following widespread social media panic over news that a bug was exposing …

Conservative View

Change your passwords, Twitter advises

Twitter has advised users to change their passwords after the company found a bug in its systems that exposed passwords in plain text internally. The …

Social Media

Twitter advises all users to change passwords after bug found

Twitter Inc. advised users to change their passwords after the company found a bug in its systems that exposed passwords in plain text internally.<p>The company said it removed the non-encrypted passwords from its system, and is working to avoid such an issue happening again. An internal investigation …

Social Media

Earnings cycle a poor time frame to judge technology deve...

Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, and Phil Libin, former Evernote CEO, discuss what they're expecting to hear from Apple's quarterly earnings.

Walter Isaacson

Earnings cycle a poor time frame to judge technology development cycle, says expert

Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute CEO, and Phil Libin, former Evernote CEO, discuss what they're expecting to hear from Apple's quarterly earnings.

Walter Isaacson

Silicon Valley CEO Phil Libin said watching Mark Zuckerberg testify before Congress gave him mixed feelings about Facebook's future

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Phil Libin published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>I had conflicting emotions watching Mark Zuckerberg testify before Congress.<p>In many ways, it felt like a significant milestone for Facebook and our whole industry — a delayed rite of passage into something resembling …

Social Media

YouTube CEO On Improving Tech’s Diversity Issues

Susan Wojcicki, YouTube CEO, breaks down steps for leaders to achieve greater equity and inclusion in their companies.

General Motors

The 1 Job Interview Question You Should Always Ask--and Other Top Advice From Today's Most Successful Founders

This year's 30 Under 30 judges bestow their unconventional wisdom on today's aspiring young founders<p>No one ever said starting a business is easy. Even with today's breakthrough technologies, getting up and running--much less scaling and growing--is still infinitely difficult. So why not take some …

Money

Old-school model, but all-new AI

"We work with the best people in the industry, except instead of making TV shows, we make tech products," says All Turtles' co-founder and …

Artificial Intelligence

It's 'inevitable' the fallout will spread to other companies, says writer

Phil Libin, All Turtles CEO and Evernote co-founder, and Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune senior writer, weigh in on the latest fallout for Facebook and other …

Turtles

Can’t go to Paris without visiting Station F

I landed in Paris and went straight “home” to Station F. I have an office there now. It’s the largest startup campus in the world with 34,000 sq …

Phil Libin, the co-founder of Evernote, is backing an AI chat bot to help people report workplace abuse

Three in four workplace harassment incidents go unreported.<p>Three in four workplace harassment incidents go unreported.That’s why Phil Libin, the co-founder of Evernote, is backing a startup that aims to make it easier for people to report inappropriate behavior.<p>But since this is Silicon Valley, the …

Tech Trends

This Start-Up’s Mission Is To Help Address Workplace Harassment Using A.I.

By<p>Feb. 7, 2018 11:29 a.m. ET<p>As co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of <b>Evernote</b> for eight years, <b>Phil Libin</b> oversaw its rise as a force in the field …

Artificial Intelligence

Spot launches a chatbot to combat workplace harassment

As allegations of workplace harassment and discrimination continue to shake Silicon Valley and the country at large, Spot is launching out of beta with an AI-powered recording tool to help employees who feel they have been treated improperly.<p>“There are a lot of hurdles to reporting these kinds of …

Business

How did Evernote grow?

<b>Evernote is a beast.</b> With 150 million users and a $1 billion valuation, they can officially claim that they’re the <b>top note-taking app in the world</b>. …

Productivity

A startup from Phil Libin's 'studio' thinks its artificial intelligence will make employees happier at work

An artificial intelligence startup backed by Evernote cofounder Phil Libin and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wants to automate positive reinforcement.<p>Disco — one of the first companies to come out the artificial intelligence lab All Turtles, which Libin launched in May— is an employee feedback tool …

Artificial Intelligence

Former Apple CEO John Sculley On Entrepreneurial Capitalism

We sat down with John Sculley to discuss entrepreneurial capitalism and how companies need to put customers first.

Entrepreneurship

Why You Should Consider Developing A Product Without Building A Company First

Phil Libin, the cofounder and former CEO of note-taking app Evernote, launched a startup studio called <i>All Turtles</i> with a vision to reorient people’s innovation towards products<i>,</i> and away from the conventional start-up model. As an avid science-fiction nerd, Libin believes in creating products for …

Turtles

Best of the week: Apple acts against publishers’ interests

This week, our top stories covered the effects of Apple’s Safari update, the Apple-Facebook impasse and Anna Wintour’s impact as Condé Nast’s …

Anna Wintour