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Ian Sefferman
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Attended University of Chicago
Lives in Seattle, WA
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Fantastic interview between +Dharmesh Shah and +Jason Calacanis that needs to be watched.
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Some amazing insights here by Keith Rabois. Examples:
* "Rabois developed a simple metaphor for the role of a COO at an early-stage company: an emergency room doctor.  Just like in the ER, there’s always something broken at a start-up, it’s incessantly chaotic."
* "If you can build a team that’s barrel-heavy and is relentlessly resourceful, your job as the leader of a company is really to just be the editor"
* "Ultimately, if you want people to make smart decisions, they need context and all available information.  And certainly if you want people to make the same decisions that you would make, but in a more scalable way, you have to give them the same information you have."
The job of a chief operating officer. During Keith Rabois' first week at Square, Jack Dorsey asked him to deliver a speech to the company about what exactly he would be doing as the chief operating of...
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+MobileDevHQ is making moves in TS Seattle.
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How To Write a Great App Description. Essential reading for any app marketer.
App descriptions are an essential component of organic app distribution (i.e. getting users to download your app for free). A common refrain we’ve heard from developers is, “but how...
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More product goodness. The team is killing it here. Track international Top Charts and Search Rankings in iOS.
Today we’re announcing support for international iOS report tracking. This is a big, widely asked for feature, so we’re very excited to finally be launching it. Now you can track To...
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+Glenn Kelman consistently drops knowledge. Pragmatic, intense, and inspiring.
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We ran the analyses on Apple's Chomp Update and tell you exactly how you can expect these changes to affect your app.
It’s an inevitability that app store search algorithms will change. For the better of app consumers as well as publishers who create great apps. We haven’t seen much of this over the p...
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Apple just announced 30 billion iOS app downloads. What does that look like over time?
Happy WWDC day, everyone! Apple is in the middle of their annual keynote right now, and one of the first announcements they made was that the iOS App Store has now crossed 30 billion downloads.......
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In web SEO, marketers optimize <title> tags and meta-description tags for two reasons: first, because a title tag sends a signal to a search engine about which keywords your page should rank for...
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Co-founder / CEO, MobileDevHQ
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  • MobileDevHQ
    Co-founder / CEO, 2009 - present
  • Amazon.com
    Software Development Engineer, 2006 - 2009
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Seattle, WA
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Detroit, MI - Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA - Washington, DC
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Co-founder / CEO, MobileDevHQ. Detroiter.
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I have a Darwin and you don't.
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  • University of Chicago
    Computer Science, 2002 - 2006
  • Seaholm High School
    1998 - 2002
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