What's the Big Deal About Innovation Ecosystems?

Why should we give a damn about ecosystems?  This is a question worth asking.  For entrepreneurs and innovators slogging away building real companies and inventions,  the whole thing seems so abstract, so remote. Below is an essay I have written for our Global Innovation Summit, which happens next week in Silicon Valley (www.innosummit.com) and which I call our “Davos for doers.” Read it here.