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 listening to it over and over again. I've been trying to deconstruct why that's so. Here goes my attempt to explain the perfection of Billie Eilish's "I Love You". First, the song is slow and spare. Very few … 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

“100% of my female friends have been sexually assaulted”

A female colleague told me this recently while we were discussing the Brett Kavanaugh nomination process. I was incredulous. “You’re certain it’s 100%?”, I asked. “Absolutely”, she replied. It doesn’t stop there. I went to a candlelight vigil for Dr. Ford a couple weeks ago (an aside: I was there because I wanted her claim … Continue reading “100% of my female friends have been sexually assaulted”