Power is relevance

January 30, 2006 in Personalities & Profiles | Comments (0)


She works for one of the most influential newspapers in the country.
She co-produces an annual event that has become a must attend for the top leaders of technology.
She wrote the book, literally, on AOL.
But if you ask Kara Swisher, power and influence are relative.

From her days covering retail and entertainment at the Washington Post to her position today as one of the most well-regarded Journalists (note the capital “J”) in the technology industry working for The Wall Street Journal, Kara Swisher has always held a healthy skepticism of power.
She took some time from her busy schedule to talk with me about where she goes for credible sources of information, and why she thinks the technology industry doesn’t care about consumers.


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