About Anthony Goldbloom:
Anthony John Goldbloom is the founder and CEO of Kaggle, a Silicon Valley start-up which has used predictive modeling competitions to solve problems for NASA, Wikipedia, Ford and Deloitte. Kaggle has improved the state of the art across a range of fields, including mapping dark matter and HIV/AIDS research. Kaggle has received considerable media attention since it first launched in February 2010, particularly following news that it had received $11.25 million in Series A funding from a round led by Khosla Ventures and Index Ventures. Goldbloom has been cited by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 Under 30 in Technology, profiled by Fast Company as part of its 'Who's Next?' series and by the Sydney Morning Herald. Goldbloom has been quoted in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Independent and has appeared on the Science Show Catalyst.
If competition for Kaggle's top talent becomes fierce enough among banks, insurance companies, hedge funds - we hope the world's best data scientists will earn more than $50 million per year, just like the world's best hedge fund managers.Anthony Goldbloom
As a young entrepreneur starting an enterprise company, be prepared for the fact that you'll need to get involved in enterprise sales. Everyone wants to speak to the founder, and this is also how you'll get feedback on your product. It's worth bringi...Anthony Goldbloom
Business analytics or predictive modelling is a $100 billion industry, and $41 billion is spent on outsourced business analytics every year. I think that's about twice the size of the movie industry - it's really big.Anthony Goldbloom
We think Facebook and Google know a lot about us - who knows more about us than AmEx, MasterCard and Visa? They know exactly what we spend and where we spent it... so they're looking at ways to unlock it.Anthony Goldbloom