Bryan Franklin has coached 8 different executive teams from startup to over a billion dollars, including LinkedIn and Quantcast. He’s also coached for Apple, Microsoft, Cisco and others. His Philosophy: Hyper-growth is the natural state of a company. If you’re not experiencing it there is something artificial you are putting into the mix that’s preventing it from happening. Check out Bryan’s book The Last Safe investment www.safeplan.org. (Great message for a DS company’s field) And his website: www.bryanfranklin.com We cover: -How marketing is becoming more of a science than an art. -Working with those who need to evolve -Shepherding change through an organization -Optimizing your effort to where it’s most needed -What does being data-driven really mean? -Executives must be willing to be proven wrong -The changing nature of what it takes to be an executive -Stories from within hyper-growth companies. and much more.