I’m Julia Clavien. This site is a scratchpad for notes on my curiosities. Some of it is quite good and I’m proud of it, some of it is half-baked and embarrassing.
All opinions are subject to change – because Bayes’ rule.
More About Me
I was born in Australia in the mid 80’s. I grew up all over the place, but I spent a lot of formative years in Melbourne, Australia. In my 20’s I lived in parts of South East Asia and Europe, and in my 30’s I’ve been based predominantly in San Francisco, USA.
I spent a lot of last year in New Zealand, this year I’m back in San Francisco.
I like to build things. Particularly data and software products. These days I’m more of a product leader. I’m particularly interested in data integration, micro M&A, and blockchain and cryptocurrency applications. Here’s my professional history.
I love to read. Here’s what I’m currently reading. Here are some of the books that have had a big influence on me.
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