Category Archives: Insights

CEO Renews Calls For Direct Flights Comments Off on CEO Renews Calls For Direct Flights Read more »

CEO Renews Calls For Direct Flights Reports: A prominent technology leader continues to call for an increase in the number of direct flights from Indianapolis International Airport. ChaCha co-founder and technology entrepreneur Scott Jones believes adding direct flights, especially to destinations like San Francisco and Boston, would be a huge Read more…

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Leadership Lessons

Leadership is a state of mind.  A strong leader can move mountains by skillfully rallying his or her team behind a common, well-articulated mission.  I have found that this is most directly accomplished by cementing in the minds of the team a mission worthy of Read more…

The Gestalt of Humans & Technology: Wired Read more »

The Gestalt of Humans & Technology: Wired

I was called upon to provide the keynote presentation for the Indiana University School of Informatics‘ Wired: Our Infatuation With Technology conference and addressed a packed house of cutting-edge thinkers on Saturday, February 12, 2011 in Indianapolis on IUPUI’s campus. In this discussion Scott shared Read more…

Where DO I Get My Ideas? FOX59 Read more »

Where DO I Get My Ideas? FOX59

Our local FOX news affiliate’s anchor Ray Cortipassi stopped by my home to get a firsthand glimpse of what inspires me to keep creating new things. A mantra those who know me are very familiar with is to ‘fail fast.’ The intuition to know when Read more…

IBJ Part 3: Inspiration for Voice Mail Read more »

IBJ Part 3: Inspiration for Voice Mail

In the third installment of my interview with The Indianapolis Business Journal, Mason King questioned me on what inspired my role in modern voice mail technology. I’m known by many locally in my home state of Indiana as ‘The Guy Who Invented Voice Mail,’ but Read more…

IBJ Part 2: Lemonade Day Read more »

IBJ Part 2: Lemonade Day

Here is the second segment of my

Leading Questions: IBJ Read more »

Leading Questions: IBJ

I sat down recently with The Indianapolis Business Journal‘s Mason King who asked me to share  some candid insights and advice about the triumphs and challenges faced when looking to invent new technologies that will make life easier. In our interview, I shared my thoughts Read more…

ChaCha Finding its Stride: Read more »

ChaCha Finding its Stride:

In an interview with Bambi Francisco of, I shared how ChaCha‘s Q&A service has found its stride serving a diversity of online and mobile users seeking answers. I have led ChaCha as Chairman, Founder and CEO since 2005, and we are really finding our Read more…