Eric Schmidt Invests in Big Data Brains
Publication: Bloomberg Businessweek
Author: Joshua Green
Publish Date: May 30, 2013
"Schmidt thought enough of the team that when the campaign ended, he put up several million dollars to keep its core together as a new consulting firm, Civis Analytics, run by Wagner and staffed by two dozen of his former employees. They share ownership with Schmidt, its sole investor. The plan is to bring the same Big Data expertise that guided the most expensive presidential campaign in history to companies and nonprofits."