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Domo blasted like a comet onto the startup and marketing technology scenes last month, seemingly out of nowhere, rocketing from zero to hero with a multi-billion-dollar valuation, impressive reference clients like the NFL, NBC, eBay, and National Geographic, and a massive $200 million fourth round of funding.Of course, no instant success story is really instant.Domo CMO Heather Zynczak will be speaking at our upcoming CMO-only GrowthBeat Summit (...
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VP Product & tech journalist @VentureBeat. And #SCIFI author of No Other Gods:
I'm building a new division for VentureBeat.

I also consult and contract on the side for cool web/social/mobile projects, but very rarely.

I'm also a cofounder of a coworking space in BC's Fraser Valley, am completing an iPad app with a small team of colleagues, and recently finished my first novel.
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    Bachelor of English, 1990 - 1994
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    Master of Educational Technology, 2004 - 2010
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