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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Wayne Hu

Wayne Hu
Partner, SignalFire


Wayne Hu is a partner at SignalFire, a hybrid venture firm and technology company that has built real-time AI platforms and predictive tools in areas such as hiring and competitive intelligence. He helped found the investment team in 2015, and currently leads seed stage investments with a focus on emerging technology platform shifts and historically innovation-sparse sectors. Wayne’s investments to date include data-driven companies such as Juvo, ScopeAR, and Mapper.AI. Previously, Wayne led global strategy for YouTube ads monetization, helping shape go-to-market for Google’s growing multi-billion dollar video business. Wayne received an MBA from Harvard Business School while also working part-time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, where he used data to identify potential breakout companies. Prior to that, he earned his B.A. from Princeton in mathematical economics. Wayne was taught to code at a young age by his parents from rural Taiwan who immigrated to the US to become engineers. Today, he lives out his childhood dreams by partnering with early-stage startups using technology to break down barriers to a more connected, open and educated society.


4:20pm5:00pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Strata Business Summit
Location: 210 C/G
Moderated by:
Lisha Li (Amplify Partners)
Katherine Boyle (General Catalyst), Wayne Hu (SignalFire), Andrew Parker (Spark Capital), Brandon Reeves (Lux Capital)
Average rating: ****.
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To anticipate who will succeed and to invest wisely, investors spend a lot of time trying to understand the longer-term trends within an industry. In this panel discussion, top-tier VCs look over the horizon to consider the big trends in how data is being put to work in startups and share what they think the field will look like in a few years (or more). Read more.