The new mad men

Me: Information Week says I'm the Don Draper of Wayfair. Wife: I don't think that's what they actually said.

Me: Maybe not, but I don't think you can avoid that conclusion.  Jeff Bertolucci wrote a piece saying marketing now lives and dies on good math, not good creative, and data scientists are the new Mad Men. Before Don Draper became a partner at that advertising firm in the TV show, he was the head of the creative department.  I took a couple of math classes in college, I can do linear regressions in R, and more importantly I manage a band of data scientists, so....

Wife: For a data scientist, you're not too logical.

Me: Fuzzy logic. It's the next big thing.

Wife: Don't get any ideas.

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