Bryan Franklin has coached 8 different executive teams from startup to over a billion dollars, including LinkedIn and Quantcast. He’s also coached for Apple, Microsoft, Cisco and others. His Philosophy:  Hyper-growth is the natural state of a company.  If you’re not experiencing it there is something artificial you are putting into the mix that’s preventing it from happening. Check out Bryan’s book The Last Safe investment www.safeplan.org.  (Great message for a DS company’s field) And his website: www.bryanfranklin.com  We cover: -How marketing is becoming more of a science than an art. -Working with those who need to evolve -Shepherding change through an organization -Optimizing your effort to where it’s most needed -What does being data-driven really mean? -Executives must be willing to be proven wrong -The changing nature of what it takes to be an executive -Stories from within hyper-growth companies. and much more.