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

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

They’re out to reveal the ‘dirty little secret of higher education’

By , Globe Correspondent

These Boston startup founders say there are tuition discounts at many colleges — you just have to know how to find them.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

Free beer isn’t enough anymore

By , Globe Correspondent

In a booming local economy, companies have to be creative when it comes to perks.

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

Two ways you can attain workplace nirvana. Or something like it

By , Globe Correspondent

New books from Boston authors chart very different routes to job satisfaction.

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What Bezos knows about Boston

By , Globe Correspondent

What impact — if any — will Jeff Bezos’ knowledge of Boston have on Amazon’s eventual choice of a city for its second headquarters?