On December 20, CLBR will have our annual year-end Heroes and Zeros episode in which, with guests Brenda Christensen, Denise Howell and Dan Tynan, we highlight those doing wonderful things on the internet and those deserving a cyber lump of coal. This year, in order to give credit (and shame) where it is due, I am naming my hero and zero “nominees” individually and today we honor 2017 Hero Susan Fowler.
Fowler, is a writer, engineer, and startup advisor based in the San Francisco Bay Area. While currently working at Stripe as the editor-in-chief of Increment (which Kara Swisher has dubbed “The New Yorker of Silicon Valley”), she previously worked as site reliability engineer at Uber.
In February, she disrupted the ultimate disruptor with her blog post Reflecting On One Very, Very Strange Year At Uber. Her courageous tale of sexual harassment, sexism and an out of control corporate culture rocked Uber and would lead to a major investigation and the resignation of CEO Travis Kalanick.
Here is just one sample from her first day:
Annual Heroes and Zeros Show
Listen on Wednesday, December 20th at 1PM ET / 10AM PT on WebmasterRadio.fm as I discuss the Heroes and Zeros for 2017 with our special guests – Brenda Christensen, Denise Howell and Dan Tynan.