Gabriel Weinberg

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Since 2008, I've been the CEO & Founder of DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs. Our private search engine is #4 in the U.S., Germany, Australia and dozens of other countries, answering over 9 billion queries in 2018.

I also co-authored Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models (Penguin Portfolio, 2019). Previously I co-authored Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth (Penguin Portfolio, 2015).

Before DuckDuckGo, I founded other Internet-related companies. My formal education is from MIT (B.S. Physics, '97-01; M.S. from the Technology and Policy Program '03-05). I live in Valley Forge, PA with my wife and tw
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"As I read this book, I would get up and go see myself in front of a mirror and say "You know nothing John Snow" lol. This is one of those books that will change your life, uproot it, twist it, it will literally chew you and spit out. It combines the " Read more of this review »
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"Mental Models applied in real life context.

The book did an excellent job by connecting mental models in real life context using a storytelling style rather an academic listing of the models.

Highly recommend."
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“Almost every failed startup has a product. What failed startups don’t have are enough customers.”
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“Many entrepreneurs who build great products simply don’t have a good distribution strategy.”
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