In March Gloria Steinem turned 80, prompting "80 is the new 60" observations. She continues to be a dynamic activist, author, speaker. March was also "Silicon Valley Ageism" month. Or so it seems. The "brutal ageism of tech" meme has gone viral. http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2014/03/27/defying-silicon-valleys-ageism/
Ageism has always factored into silicon valley culture. For those of with with "over 25 years of experience in......", it's more about embracing change. Well, not just embracing it - but driving it.
Georganne Benesch is the principal of Tiger Team Marketing, CMO of Centerline Farm and a over zealous Yoga practitioner. With 25+ years in high-tech product marketing, she consults for start-ups, small businesses and technology companies.