Dan Zigmond is VP of data at Hampton Creek, a technology company pioneering in the food space with a mission to make better food choices easier for everyone, everywhere. Zigmond previously built and led data science teams at Google for eight years as lead data scientist for Google Maps. He also worked as the data and analytics lead for YouTube, and founder and engineering lead for Google TV Ads. Prior to Google and YouTube, he held software engineering leadership positions at Microsoft and a variety of Silicon Valley startups. He is passionate about using data science and software to tackle real-world problems.