Tomasz Tunguz: From Java engineer to investor in eight unicorns

The Stack Overflow Podcast

Ben talks with venture capitalist Tomaz Tunguz about his path from Java engineer to Google product manager and finally to author and investor. They cover why lower data storage costs and improved database performance are driving a new wave of innovation, how LLMs learn by doing, and how companies (and investors) should respond to uncertain economic conditions.

Tomasz is a general partner at Theory Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage software companies.

He coauthored the book Winning with Data, a deep dive into how big data has changed business best practices and organizational culture.

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In honor of Tomasz’s early career, we’re shouting out Johnny Hujol’s answer to What exactly is a container in J2EE and how does it help?.

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