Finding oneself in college

University of Michigan Monday morning aftermath I was in Ann Arbor recently, visiting my local team there. Lately, I've gotten in the habit of getting up early and starting the day with a long walk. So, off I went with a coffee in hand and Tegan and Sara's new album in my ears (very good, … Continue reading Finding oneself in college

Did Billie Eilish write the perfect love song?

I'm neither a musician nor a composer, but I do love music. And one song has me trying to deconstruct why I like it so much. Here goes my attempt to explain the perfection of Billie Eilish's "I Love You". First, the song is slow and spare. Very few notes and words. This negative space … Continue reading Did Billie Eilish write the perfect love song?

Leadership is a privilege

I've been thinking a lot about leadership lately, as I make the transition from McAfee to my new role at Barracuda Networks. As I was leaving McAfee, I heard from a lot of folks expressing appreciation for my leadership and contributions. Some comments were about positive changes I drove at the organizational level and other … Continue reading Leadership is a privilege