Anyone, especially a prominent guy in tech and investing, who makes a call for newly-minted Yahoo! CEOMarissa Mayer to “beat the living crap out of the Old Boy Network” is both going to get my attention and likely win my heart. It’s exciting when women working in information industries, who are on the front lines daily fighting for gender equity in tech and media, see a dude jump in feet-first with ideas on making women’s visibility and contributions primary issues. And, to boot, Dave McClure is well-known for supporting numerous women-led startups in entrepreneurship circles where women are leaders and primary participants. All of these pieces are Very Good Things.