Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined

President Elect Obama and His Weekly YouTube Video Address

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In one of my previous articles prior to the election, I made mention of whether or not the great business leaders of the United States would step up to the governmental plate and bring this country back on track.  Whether or not you like his views, political stance, experience, background, or anything else about him…you have to admit that President Elect Obama knows how to rally people.  This man certainly knows how to get his ideas out there, spread the word, and communicate with the world at large.

This type of communication alone has the ability to attract the attention of those with the abilities to bring stability back to this country.  It will be interesting to see how this approach works in the fast-paced world of technology we live in, and whether or not it will be a successful approach.  I think our country needs to take substantial steps towards leveraging our many technologies, so I appreciate the efforts.  However, with anything political, only time will tell.

Below is the first of (what will apparently be) a weekly video address via YouTube:

About the author

Al Bsharah

Al’s been involved in multiple San Diego startups since 1999 after leaving the Detroit auto industry as an electrical engineer. He's started two of his own companies where he's raised capital from both VCs and angels, and sold one of them to both Seismic and Return Path. He resides on the board of Startup San Diego, is a Tech Coast Angels member, and has graduated both Techstars and Founder Institute accelerator programs where he now mentors. Al is currently the Vice President of Product Strategy at Seismic and in his free time he manages to play a little beach volleyball, trade stocks, and camp with his wife, son, dog, and friends.

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Al Bsharah Business Minded, Technically Inclined