Schuyler Brown
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Schuyler Brown

Schuyler Brown is the co-founder and CMO of strongDM, an APM for data error detection. Previously, he served as VP Marketing at Nomi and worked at the venture capital firms Primary Venture Partners and DFJ Gotham. In his spare time, he hosts the [email protected] speaker series and writes the Failing Forward column for Inc.com. Brown holds a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

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What was your first job in the industry and what was the learning curve? My first job was in BI consulting at OpenBI (now Inquidia). It can be a big leap. When I applied for that job, I had never heard of “business intelligence”. I had some coding experience, but I studied

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What was your first job in the industry and what was the learning curve? One of the most important lessons I learned when transitioning out of academia related to the deliverables of your work. As an academic, your primary output is scholarship and your audience is other people. In data science, you’re

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What’s the most misunderstood thing about “Big Data”? In my experience, corralling data is harder than people perceive and analyzing is easier than most people perceive. Not that either is easy at all, just relative to each other. With corralling, if there’s any interruption at the front end, it quickly

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