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Comparing the twin cities and silicon valley

by Dan Frankowski

I'd like the twin cities to have a healthy tech ecosystem. Can we learn anything from silicon valley? Help me figure that out. I'll prepare some remarks from my own experiences, and leave time for discussion and Q&A.

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Dan Frankowski

I have worked at twin cities startups (Net Perceptions, Orasi Medical, code42, Blue Shift Labs), at larger companies (Google, Amazon), and as a fellow in the GroupLens research lab at the University of Minnesota. I've been a data scientist at Pinterest for four years. I lived in San Francisco 2013-2016.

I am also a trumpet player and composer.