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

This guy plays a mean Vindor. A what?

By , Globe Correspondent

Local entrepreneurs sing the praises of their novel musical instruments, but is there a market for them?

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

On second thought, maybe free booze and workplaces don’t mix

By , Globe Correspondent

Given the growing wave of sexual misconduct allegations nationwide, is it time for startups to rethink the popular job perk?

SCOTT KIRSNER | INNOVATION ECONOMY

The HQ2 effect on Mass., no matter what Amazon decides

By , Globe Correspondent

Here’s everything you need to know about the potential fallout in Massachusetts from the high-tech giant’s choice of a new headquarters location.