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Mike Chan
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Attended New York University
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New blog post on ribl: The Many Decisions Involved in Building a Very Early Stage Startup http://ow.ly/Jo0Ye

Running a startup involves making many decisions with imperfect data. Here are some of the decisions we've had to make so far when building ribl.
Running a startup involves making many decisions with imperfect data. Here are some of the decisions we've had to make when building ribl.
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New post: What motivates you? http://ow.ly/HiZO6

What gets you going to get stuff done?

#career #work #startups
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New post: Overhear and Hustle http://www.mikewchan.com/2014/12/14/overhear-hustle/

My conversations were overheard and then hustling occurred. 
I recently had two meetings where my conversations were overheard by people sitting close to me. This led to valuable connections made and products sold.
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The Emerging Architecture Of #Internet Applications http://ow.ly/ERCwu

Will the #bitcoin blockchain be the foundation of future #tech?
The bitcoin blockchain is not just going to change the way money works on the Internet (and off). It's going to change the way Internet applications are built. We have been working hard to understand how things are going to look in five to ten years and Joel Monegro has been providing much of ...
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"18pc of marketers already using beacons: Adobe http://ow.ly/EAWJG

Fast growth and adoption already. #mobile #LBS"
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Is the #web dying, killed off by #mobile apps? It’s complicated http://ow.ly/EwWNO

The debate rages on. 
The growth in mobile app usage has some concerned that the open web is in decline, or being threatened — but much of mobile usage doesn’t come at the expense of the web. If anything, mobile apps are helping the web grow even faster
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Brands need more alignment with customers.

Marketers’ use of #mobile does not match customer behaviors http://ow.ly/Doi3S
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New post: Why we're building ribl for #Android first, not #iPhone

http://ribl.co/blog/2015/02/13/building-ribl-android-first/
Here are the factors we considered when we decided to build ribl for Android, rather than iOS, first.
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Shopping on a Phone Is Still Uncommon but Growing Fast http://ow.ly/F9Agq #mcommerce #mobile
Sales on computers are growing much faster than sales in offline stores, and sales on mobile phones are growing faster still.
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The Interface Layer: Where #Design Commoditizes #Tech http://ow.ly/EN2X1
A new cohort of design-driven companies are adding a layer of convenience between us and the underlying services and uti…
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Significant #app development backlog costs companies revenue, customers http://ow.ly/DsKk9

Many hurdles here. #mobile
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Marketing, Strategy, User Experience, Business Development
Employment
  • Entrepreneurial Stuff
    Entrepreneur, 2012 - present
  • MWC Consulting
    Founder and CEO, 2012 - present
  • Dokkit
    Co-founder and CEO, 2012 - 2013
  • Washington Capitals
    Sr. Director, Strategic Marketing, 2007 - 2012
  • Navigant Consulting
    Sr. Consultant, 2003 - 2005
  • Tefen Consulting
    Sr. Operations Consultant, 2002 - 2003
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Entrepreneur, marketer, teacher, blogger, helper, eater, drinker, power napper. Giants, Yanks, Caps, and Yellow Jackets fan. Lehigh, Georgia Tech, NYU Stern alum. 
Education
  • New York University
    Marketing and Entertainment, Media, and Technology (MBA), 2005 - 2007
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Industrial Engineering, 2000 - 2001
  • Lehigh University
    Materials Science and Engineering, 1996 - 2000
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