Tom Foremski


In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the blog Silicon Valley Watcher — reporting on the collision of media and technology. Tom arrived in San Francisco in 1984, and has covered US technology markets for leading computer journals and newspapers around the world. Silicon Valley has become a Media Valley.

Tom Foremski is the publisher of Prior sponsors of Silicon Valley Watcher have included: Tibco Software, Infineon Systems, Intel, and Edelman. He has worked with IBM, SAP, Delphix, and Weber Shandwick.

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HP bets on software as a strategy

HP bets on software as a strategy

Robin Purohit runs Hewlett-Packard's $3 billion software business, the most profitable group within the company, and its most strategic. As 2009 IT budgets continue to be slashed, HP's software group is becoming the point of the spear for the entire company, potentially driving hardware and services sales as corporate data centers seek to do more with less.

April 12, 2009 by

A media monopoly in SF/Silicon Valley?

A media monopoly in SF/Silicon Valley?

Thursday evening my buddy Tom Abate, senior business reporter at the San Francisco Chronicle invited me to join him at a Media Alliance event at the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center (why no heterosexual?) in San Francisco: The Coming Media Monopoly: Concentration of Press Ownership and Its Effects.

June 4, 2006 by