#19: Dan Gould — Fighting unconscious bias and attacking systemic problems with entrepreneurship
Dan Gould is the CTO and co-founder of BiasSync, a company whose mission it is to create more fair and respectful workplaces by fighting unconscious bias. He cofounded the company in 2018 with Michele Ruiz, a 5-time Emmy award winning journalist, and Robin Richards, a prolific serial entrepreneur.
Dan has had a prolific career in technology over the last 20 years, cofounding 3 companies that have been acquired as well as being an investor, advisor and mentor to dozens more successful startups. Before founding BiasSync, Dan was the VP of Technology at Tinder, where he led all the algorithmic, infrastructure, and data science work that helped the company grow to over $1 billion in revenue. Prior to that, Dan cofounded Chill, a video discovery tool acquired by Tinder, and Newroo which acquired by Fox News Corp.
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Josh Seiden: How to create clarity and lead strategically with outcomes thinking
Holly Hester-Reilly: Building a customer-centric team and product culture
Nilofer Merchant: Unleashing Onlyness to benefit from the ideas and potential in every person
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