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Adding Value As a Non-Technical No Talent Assclown

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Let’s face it, if you’re not an engineer or a designer, odds are you’re a no talent assclown. However, there’s a place for no talent assclowns to be useful in every company. I’m the no talent assclown at Path and my job is to serve the engineers and designers to make their lives easier. The key to building great products is enabling talented people to focus. There are many distractions threatening to destroy that focus at every company. From managing investors to potential hires, no-talent assclowns sacrifice their time for the greater good.
In this conversation we will discuss the secrets to getting hired and creating value as a no talent assclown.


Matt Van Horn VP of Business Path

Matt Van Horn is Vice President of Business Development for Path where he wears many hats.

Previously, Matt ran business development for Digg where he led partnerships and started the publisher Digg button program. He was also co-founder of Zimride a top online ride sharing site. Before that, he worked at Apple managing higher education marketing for the University of Arizona.

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