Jeb Ory
Jeb Ory
Jeb Ory is a contributing writer at He is the cofounder of Phone 2 Action, , a social advocacy platform that powers the movements that change the world. Jeb is an avid swimmer and is looking forward to swimming from Alcatraz to Aquatic Park for the second year in a row this September. The water is cold! He lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, Lea Crusey. Follow Jeb at @jebory.


SXSW Accelerator Competition – 6 Steps To Success

SXSW Interactive starts today! While being an entrepreneur can be challenging — the long hours, the time stolen from family, and the constant state of ambiguity –  being in the right ecosystem can help you...  [Read More]

The Prospects Of Digital Learning

The concept of digital learning is taking over political discussions about education, and startups are rushing to fill the gap.   [Read More]

“Likes” App Debuts at Macworld

I caught up with the co-founders of WillowTree Apps, an independent developer out of Charlottesville, VA. They were at Macworld to show off Likes, an app that scans your Facebook friend graph and aggregates all...  [Read More]

Quick Reactions From Macworld

San Francisco, CA— Moscone Center West Yesterday, I saw previews of a number of interesting Apple-related products that could gain traction in 2012 at the Macworld preview event held at Moscone Center West in San...  [Read More]

Trending Tech In The Workplace

The ubiquitous nature of smartphone and tablets is driving behavioral changes at an unprecedented pace. We are trending towards using one device for everything (see the Kleiner Perkins graph below). And the device needs to move...  [Read More]

CEO Sunday: Lessons From the Inside

This summer, The App House rebranded to 5Degrees, a mobile and web-based platform designed to make staying connected to everyone that matters to you easy. During June and July, 5Degrees had employees, interns, and partners...  [Read More]