Brian Liou

Co-Founder of Ralph in LA.

I've spent my career in career education. 5 years building Leada, a Y-Combinator backed ed-tech startup that was Codecademy for Data Science. Now building Ralph.

At Ralph, we're on a mission to rebuild power to candidates/employees. Companies have too much power over candidates and nowhere is that more evident than the $150B recruiting industry that is paid for by companies but positions itself as a service to candidates. If you see yourself as an advocate and believe in empowering others let's chat!

Work & Projects

Apps I've tried to build, online curriculum I've written, e-books I've published, and Leada


Leada provides online courses in data science & analytics for universities. Our project based courses such as A/B Testing in R are meant to complement to the theory in textbooks. Backed by Y-Combinator.


A bill splitting web app inspired from Splitwise. Built using Ruby on Rails, React/Redux, and a PostgreSQL database.

The Data Analytics Handbook

A 4 part e-book series with interviews on the data science & analytics industry from influential figures such as: Hal Varian (Chief Economist at Google) and Mike Olson (Founder of Cloudera)

Thoughts & Writings

"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."
- Calvin Coolidge

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