Ep. 167 – Fivetran COO & Co-Founder, Taylor Brown

Ep. 167 – Fivetran COO & Co-Founder, Taylor Brown

Our guest today is Taylor Brown, COO and Co-Founder of Fivetran.

Taylor is passionate about helping good humans build awesome products. He draws inspiration from his time as a liberal arts student at Amherst College, experience as a designer at North Social, and lifelong athletic endeavors. Most recently he has built Fivetran, a fully managed automated data integration provider, from an idea to a rapidly growing global business valued at more than $1.2 billion. He believes that magic happens when you can build a simple yet powerful product that is truly innovative and helps users solve a hard problem. 

Taylor understands this is only possible with an amazing team and is privileged to work with the best in the business.

In This Conversation We Discuss:

  • How the PITA factor been beneficial for feedback 
  • How to decide what metrics the team needs to keep track of and what market dashboards are set to maintain them 
  • How Fivetran was founded and funded 
  • What changes Fivetran went through as they were growing in their fundraising 
  • How to work with the board where there’s a balance for advice and for taking a risk   

Resources:

Connect with Taylor Brown: LinkedIn 

Fivetran – https://fivetran.com

 

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