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Auren Hoffman: A Tale about Truth in Data

Auren Hoffman
Auren Hoffman
May 20, 2022

This episode is a rebroadcast of Auren's appearance on The Data Scientist Show.  Auren and Daliana dive into the nuts and bolts of building a geospatial DaaS business.

Daliana Liu is a senior data scientist and host of The Data Scientist Show. You can find her at the following places:

Auren is the CEO at SafeGraph and can be found on Twitter @auren.

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Auren Hoffman: It's Our Moral Obligation to Make Data More Accessible

Audio version of "It's Our Moral Obligation to Make Data More Accessible" by Auren Hoffman.

You can find the full essay at:

Most of the world’s data is sitting on a shelf, being used in a very narrow domain.  This data, if properly activated, could solve some of the world’s biggest problems and lead to more health, happiness, and love for society.  We could use this data to uncover some of society’s biggest secrets.

The data is there.  We just need to use it.

You can find Auren on twitter at @auren.

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Auren talks to Jack Dangermond, CEO of Esri, about his philosophies for building and running the world’s most successful geospatial software company. The two also discuss how software can be used to store, represent, create, and share geographic knowledge for solving problems more holistically.

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Henry Schuck: Building A Billion Dollar Data Company

Henry Schuck, CEO of ZoomInfo (NASDAQ: ZI), talks with World of DaaS host Auren Hoffman. ZoomInfo is a $17 billion market cap B2B data company and one of the only billion dollar data companies that have been created in the last 20 years. Auren and Henry cover ZoomInfo’s origination, how it differentiated itself in an already crowded market, best practices on building a contributory network, ZoomInfo's unique acquisition strategy, and more.

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