Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)

A seasoned software executive, Dave Weisbeck’s experience ranges from building development teams to growing multi-billion dollar businesses as a General Manager. Dave is currently Chief Strategy Officer at Visier. With twenty years in the information management and analytics industry, Dave’s prior roles include developing products and product strategy at Crystal Decisions — acquired by Business Objects for … Continue reading Stay focused, be curious, and deliver: Dave Weisbeck (CSO of Visier)

7 Insightful Quotes from Amazon’s Letter to Shareholders

Every year, Jeff Bezos publishes a letter to Amazon shareholders. These letters tend to be an interesting lens into the company and its progress, as well as a source of insightful snippets about building & leading an iconic business. We thought we’d share a few of our favorite nuggets from Bezos’ 2016 letter published last … Continue reading 7 Insightful Quotes from Amazon’s Letter to Shareholders

Requests for Startups: Sumeet Shah (Brand Foundry Ventures)

Sumeet handles sourcing and managing new opportunities at Brand Foundry Ventures. He has 6 years of experience across the startup and private equity industries, formerly running new business strategies at Gist Digital and handling business development and project work at Gotham Consulting Partners. He also assisted in the creation of XRC Labs, a consumer and … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Sumeet Shah (Brand Foundry Ventures)

What are the most popular computer science topics at Stanford?

Given the prevailing excitement around artificial intelligence and machine learning, we thought it’d be interesting to see how these trends and topics are reflected in course enrollment in CS courses at Stanford over the past 5 academic years (AY). We asked, what topics are students and professors most excited about, what’s been growing fastest, and … Continue reading What are the most popular computer science topics at Stanford?

Requests for Startups: Jason Shuman (Corigin Ventures)

Born and raised in Boston, Jason comes from a family of entrepreneurs. An analyst at Corigin Ventures, he’s responsible for sourcing and analyzing deals, along with working with, and supporting portfolio companies. Prior to Corigin, Jason founded Category Five, an eCommerce mens footwear company that specialized in hand-sewn Boat Shoes (hence the twitter name, BoatShuman) … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Jason Shuman (Corigin Ventures)

What do Facebook’s Technical Program Managers do?

Anand Parikh is the Manager of the Data Centers and Networking (DCN) division of Technical Program Managers at Facebook. He has been with the company for 5 years. He has a Civil Engineering degree from West Virginia University and spends his spare time hiking around California. What is a TPM? TPM stands for “technical program … Continue reading What do Facebook’s Technical Program Managers do?

Here’s what it’s like to be on Shark Tank as a student entrepreneur

Jason is a student entrepreneur at the University of Chicago. He enjoys making videos, trying new foods, and building tools that are meaningful to improving society. How did you find yourself on Shark Tank? What was the Shark Tank experience like? This is actually a really funny story. My first company, IReTron, began as a … Continue reading Here’s what it’s like to be on Shark Tank as a student entrepreneur

8 Major Keys to Success: Getting Hired in the 21st Century

feat. startups and tech, advice from DJ Khaled, and beyond. By Joe Laresca. A lot of people ask me how to get into tech or how to land a job at a cool startup. And, I’ve noticed that many brilliant, creative people either a) count themselves out or b) have the misconception that you need … Continue reading 8 Major Keys to Success: Getting Hired in the 21st Century

Requests for Startups: Jeremy Harper (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator)

Jeremy is a Principal at Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator and is focused on investing in early stage technology start-ups across multiple sectors, both enterprise and consumer. Jeremy was previously an early employee on the Booz Allen Hamilton commercial team, a digital strategist for Unilever, and the head of marketing for The5thMedium. Jeremy received a B.A. from … Continue reading Requests for Startups: Jeremy Harper (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator)