Machine Learning teams have a people problem

Martin Gonzalez
Jun 14, 2019 · 9 min read

In collaboration with Josh Yellin

“I manage products, not people,” is a common quip from those supervising technical teams. It’s also dead wrong.

If you’re struggling to build great products and things are falling short, you may not have a product problem. You might have a people problem — 65% of failures of VC-backed startups happen because of people issues.

In this article, we’ll share the three biggest challenges startups face on their first year of building an AI/ML team. These insights, and many…