A #20Gr18 Hiccup

Roughly six months ago I made a video announcing #20gr18 - 18 great things coming in 2018. The list included my new job in Bel-Air, and excitement to create some new memories in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, many positions were recently eliminated as part of a reduction in force. As one of the newest additions to the team in a newly formed position, that included me.

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David Maylayoff
Top 20 takeaways from the KPCB Internet Trends Report

The Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers (KPCB) Internet Trends report is one of the most important and interesting productions of its kind. KPCB has helped companies like Google, Amazon, and Twitter to accelerate growth by providing high-quality data for smart decision-making.

What’s the matter? You don’t have time to read the 295-page KPCB report? No problem - I read it for you. Here are my top 20 takeaways.

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How Social Media Landed Me on an International Television Series (in 2007)

In 2007, I appeared on FOX's reality television show called “On the Lot” (OTL). This show, produced by Steven Spielberg and Mark Burnett, was to be the “American Idol” for Reality Filmmakers. OTL was on the air internationally, and the show hoped to find the next big filmmaker. With over 12,000 applications submitted from around the globe, the likelihood of landing a spot in the top 200 was slim, but that was the first step. Before I could earn a spot on the show, which started at the top 50, I had to get the attention of the casting team. Here’s how social media landed me a spot on the show.

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David May