Columnist

Scott Kirsner

Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner was part of the team that launched Boston.com in 1995, and has been writing a column for the Globe since 2000. His work has also appeared in Wired, Fast Company, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, Newsweek, and Variety. Scott is also the author of the books “Fans, Friends & Followers” and “Inventing the Movies,” was the editor of “The Convergence Guide: Life Sciences in New England,” and was a contributor to “The Good City: Writers Explore 21st Century Boston.” Scott also helps organize several local events on entrepreneurship, including the Nantucket Conference and Future Forward. Scott writes in Innovation Economy column on Sundays, and blogs daily at boston.com/innovation.

Latest stories

Never heard of the High-Growth CEO Forum? That’s just fine with the group’s members

By , Globe Correspondent

Local tech executives say its low profile allows them to seek advice — and accept criticism — from peers.

Scott Kirsner | Innovation Economy

West Coast’s Salesforce.com makes its mark in Boston

By , Globe Correspondent

Four years ago, Salesforce.com, maker of cloud-based business software, wasn’t even on the map in Boston.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

Berklee students and grads create a noteworthy niche: music for video games

By , Globe Correspondent

They’ve worked on “Super Knight Quest,” “Mondrian,” “Call of Duty,” “Halo,” and many others.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

GE’s new boss isn’t going to get a honeymoon

By , Globe Correspondent

Stockholders are expecting John Flannery to act decisively to lift the company’s sagging share price.