I am a Management professional with a background in Computer Engineering with a combined experience of over 8 years now. I have an MBA degree from a reputed B-School from India, along with a stint with Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, MD as an Exchange participant in Fall 2012. Professionally, I have worked with ZS Associates, a marketing and sales consulting firm (HQ: Evanston, IL) as a Business Consultant for 3.5 years, and with Cisco Systems as a Software Engineer for 3 years.
For the last 2 years, I have been working as a Business Analytics and Intelligence Consultant, collaborating with clients in the US, Europe, and sometimes Australia to help them grow, streamline, and optimize their business using analytical tools at my disposal.
Andrew Chen's blog is probably the most relied source when it comes to learning about metrics like CAC and LTV. For real life case studies, follow Nathan Latka's podcast to know what each of these mean for different startups in different industries.
Growth Hacking is ever evolving and hence what worked in the past may not work in the future. But they are still good resources to learn about what worked in the past. Two books that I can recommend are:
1. Viral Loop
You can ask me any follow up questions that you may have.