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Vik Singh
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What I learned working under my mentor Turing Award winner Jim Gray - 10 years since his disappearance at sea https://goo.gl/PWsCSe
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Proud of our growth and the customer base we've built. Within ten years, every company's business growth will be driven based on data and science https://goo.gl/QQb26W
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Amazon, Google and Apple vs the Big 5 Unicorns on Hiring and Churn
I’ve received multiple requests to analyze employee churn and new hiring rates for big companies and unicorns with the approach I took earlier for studying engineering and sales retention rat…
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Top Tech Companies Ranked by Engineering Retention
(TL;DR) Here’s the ranking going from top to bottom (so higher / longer the better): How did you measure this? By running advanced Linkedin searches and counting up the hits. Specifically, fo…
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An op-ed I wrote for TechCrunch on the Future of Marketing Tech
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A piece I wrote for TechCrunch on how LinkedIn could take on Salesforce
Today’s B2B sales and marketing folks struggle with the overwhelming number of channels for finding and reaching new leads. The customer “funnel”..
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Lessons for How to Build Sticky AI First Applications, Overcome the Hype and Compete with the Big Companies
AI is hot, I mean really hot. VCs love it, pouring in over $1.5B in just the first half of this year. Consumer companies like Google and Facebook also love AI, with notable apps like Newsfeed, Mess…
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An op-ed I recently wrote for VentureBeat on Microsoft and LinkedIn
Last week, Microsoft stunned the tech world with the largest ever software acquisition – the purchase of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. While early news coverage has addressed plans to keep LinkedIn independent, there’s been little discussion about what exactly the two companies will do together. As someone who’s entrenched in the LinkedIn and Microsoft ecosystems, I thought I'd share four exciting products this acquisition makes possible:
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Top Tech Companies Ranked on Sales Culture and Retention Rates
A company’s sales retention rate is a very important indicator of business health. If you have a good gauge on this, you could better answer questions such as: should I join that company̵…
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Op-ed I co-wrote w/ Tomasz Tunguz on how to calculate LTV and CAC SaaS metrics on an expected and more up-to-date basis 
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Great post, Vik!  I really like the much more real-time nature of this metric.  Of course, it requires that one has a good handle on valuing each new opportunity - but that should certainly be a goal of any company in the market.
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Very exciting times for our company - Infer Raises Another $25M to Fuel Leadership in Predictive Intelligence
Infer has spent the last few years helping companies to improve their sales efforts using data. It's been pretty successful so far, which is why Series A..
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Op-ed I wrote for VentureBeat on Salesforce's new Analytics Cloud. Why they're doing it, how it's different and the impact it'll have on the competition
At Salesforce.com's Dreamforce conference in San Francisco on Monday, Marc Benioff unveiled his company's much anticipated Wave Analytics Cloud product. Marketed as “analytics for everyone” with a ...
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