How to Innovate in America, According to a Silicon Valley Billionaire

TIBCO CEO Vivek Ranadivé says the U.S. is still the leader in global innovation. And he has advice on how to keep it that way.

Court Edmondson works on the team NASA robot during the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on December 21, 2013 in Homestead, Florida.
National Journal
Matt Berman
Dec. 23, 2013, 5:34 a.m.

In­nov­a­tion is not put­ting a yoga room in your of­fice. It doesn’t come from a ping-pong table. Vivek Ra­na­divé, CEO of TIBCO and own­er of the Sac­ra­mento Kings, says that the United States is far and away the glob­al lead­er in in­nov­a­tion. But he has ad­vice on how to make things bet­ter — from how to cre­ate ideas to how to fix the U.S. im­mig­ra­tion sys­tem.