Zachary Ernst [left his tenured position] at University of Missouri for a job with a Chicago-based company called [Narrative Science]. (A very intriguing name.) His first post is a nice rant — sometimes one likes the jagged edge — but he also has a [follow-up post] that considers the gains and losses in moving from an academic job to an industrial job.
[left his tenured position]: http://zacharyernst.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-i-jumped-out-of-ivory-tower.html
[Narrative Science]: http://narrativescience.com
[follow-up post]: http://zacharyernst.blogspot.com/2014/01/after-jumping-off-ivory-tower.html