Silicon Valley seeks English Majors!

In a twist of the usual “you can only find a job in engineering or computer science,” The Wall Street Journal features an interview with Santosh Jayaram, former Google executive and veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur. He shares, “Are you kidding? English majors are exactly the people I’m looking for…Almost anything you can imagine you can now build, so the battleground in business has shifted from engineering, which everybody can do, to storytelling, for which many fewer people have real talent. That’s why I want to meet your English majors.” Read more:

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