Gravity4 And Gurbaksh Chahal Sued For Alleged Gender Discrimination — Here’s The Complaint

gurbaksh chahal Marketing startup Gravity4 and its CEO Gurbaksh Chahal were sued today by Erika Alonso, formerly the company’s senior vice president of global marketing.
Forbes broke the news of the lawsuit. Alonso accuses Chahal and his company of discriminating against her because of her gender, as well as illegally surveilling her during her job interview. Read More

Giant Spoon: ‘Disruption agency’ embracing cutting edge technology



Giant Spoon is 18 months old and going strong. The four co-founders Trevor Guthrie, Alan Cohen, Jonathan Haber and Marc Simons came from traditional media backgrounds, each with the strong belief that there was a need for “a new type of agency,” says Guthrie. “We wanted to build an agency built on our culture — on curiosity and on pushing things forward and breaking barriers.”

But in a digital culture of constant disruption, how does an agency help set its clients apart?

“Wherever the consumer is, everything is media. It could be a product, an experience they’re digging into or it could be traditional media,” Guthrie says. For Giant Spoon new technology is a driving force. “We’re not looking at tech for tech’s sake but from storytelling: How to take interesting tech, tell a brand’s story and move people.” Read more…

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