Prisca Marilanga lives in Zambia. She is a single mother of five children who’s also a healthcare worker. Every day, Prisca would walk nearly ten miles to visit her patients, racing against the sun on her way back home. “The distance was just too long,” she says. “I was only able to visit two patients per day.” Now that World Bicycle Relief has empowered Prisca with a bicycle, she visits 15 patients per day.
Baseball cards are timeless. In 1952, Topps started selling cards, along with chewing gum. 65 years later, they’re still the market leader for collectibles from one of America’s greatest pastimes.
How does one become the world’s youngest Director of Sales & Marketing for a global luxury brand, like InterContinental Hotels & Resorts? Just ask Jake Megrikian, who assumed that role before he turned 30. Based in Beverly Hills, Jake currently leads a team with both senior managers and hourly associates. We had a chance to chat with Jake about how to keep a team motivated in the wake of a record-breaking sales year, what tools keep his team productive, and more.
Are we alone? That’s the core question the SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is trying to answer. Looking up at the night sky and reflecting on the vastness of space can be a humbling experience. And yet, those stars we can see represent just a tiny fraction of what’s out there. That’s why we’re excited about working with the team at SETI. We believe if we can help customers like them find creative ways to lead the world to new worlds, we’re on the right track.
With over 1,200 employees and thousands of external contractors, Howard Hughes Corporation is one of the largest real estate companies in the US. To better enable employee mobility and collaboration, the company chose to move their enterprise applications to the cloud, but looked for a way to do so that would ensure data security without impacting user adoption.
There’s sound, and then there’s…sound. Klipsch makes speakers and headphones that deliver the latter. Paul W. Klipsch founded the company in 1946, and his legacy lives on among audiophiles and people who aren’t satisfied with standard TV speakers or headphones that come with your phone. Using patented horn loaded technology, Klipsch delivers high-clarity, low-distortion audio for their customers’ favorite music and entertainment. And Dropbox is key to ensuring Klipsch’s teams stay in rhythm.