Gladys Kong is the CEO of UberMedia, a mobile location data company that is headquartered in Pasadena, California.
In this exclusive interview, Kong discusses the importance of making data actionable, and the many opportunities available in the data science field, particularly those involving the use of mobile data.
TechNewsWorld: Could you briefly describe your career? How did you get where you are today?
Gladys Kong: My background is in tech. My degree is in computer science. I started out working in a research project at UCLA. Then in 1999 the Internet happened, and I started working at The Idea Lab, where I gained a lot of experience working with entrepreneurs.
I learned that I loved working with startups and building tech companies. I joined UberMedia as CTO in 2012, and I worked on building the technology and learned a lot about mobile. In 2015 I became CEO, and I really wanted to learn the business side of things.
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