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

Jun 27, 2021 | 0 comments

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   


Connect with Taylor Brown: LinkedIn 

Fivetran – https://fivetran.com


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Written By Cameron Herold

Written By Cameron Herold

Cameron Herold is known around the world as THE CEO WHISPERER. He is the mastermind behind hundreds of companies’ exponential growth. Cameron’s built a dynamic consultancy: his current clients include a “Big 4” wireless carrier and a monarchy. What do his clients say they like most about him? He isn’t a theory guy—they like that Cameron speaks only from experience. He earned his reputation as the CEO Whisperer by guiding his clients to double their profit and double their revenue in just three years or less. Cameron is a top-rated international speaker and has been paid to speak in 26 countries. He is also the top-rated lecturer at EO/MIT’s Entrepreneurial Masters Program and a powerful and effective speaker at Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer leadership events around the world.