Sept 12, 2014: Larry Downes: Forbes: VC/DC -- When Internet 'Neutrality Principles' Conflict With Engineering, Everyone Loses
Larry Downes is an Internet industry analyst and author on business strategies and information technology. Downes is best known for his book with Chunka Mui, Unleashing the Killer App: Digital Strategies for Market Dominance which focuses on the potential of products and services for dramatically changing business. Unleashing the Killer App sold over 200,000 copies and was named by the Wall Street Journal one of the five most important books on business and the Internet ever published. Downes is also the author of The Laws of Disruption: Harnessing the New Forces that Govern Business and Life in the Digital Age. His most recent book, co-authored with Paul Nunes, is Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation. Downes writes regularly for a variety of publications, including The Washington Post, Harvard Business Review, Forbes and CNet about such issues as net neutrality, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and disruptive innovation generally.