Dave Zwieback

Dave Zwieback
VP of Engineering, Next Big Sound

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Dave Zwieback has been working with large-scale mission-critical infrastructure and teams for almost two decades. Dave is the VP of engineering at Next Big Sound (acquired by Pandora Media, Inc.) and CTO of Lotus Outreach. He has previously worked with the adaptive learning startup Knewton, the quantitative investment management firm D.E. Shaw & Co., and the financial services behemoth Morgan Stanley. He also ran an infrastructure architecture consultancy for seven years. Dave is the author of Beyond Blame: Learning from Failure and Success from O’Reilly Media. He blogs at Mindweather.com.

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Velocity Culture, Sutton North
Dave Zwieback (Next Big Sound)
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(3.45, 11 ratings)
We’ve all heard—and possibly embraced—the “fail fast” mantra, but not all failures are created equal. For instance, when building a skyscraper, a tiny miscalculation can have disastrous results. On the other hand, the path to outsize success with “antifragile” systems (and teams) is often via quick iterations through a large number of small failures. Read more.

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