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DataMastersPodcast

DataMastersPodcast

Data fuels business decisions and impacts every aspect of an organization. But leveraging data requires facing technical, political, and cultural challenges. Overcoming those obstacles falls to chief data officers and data and IT leaders. In the bi-weekly DataMasters podcast, data and IT leaders will share stories on how they made their organizations more data driven.

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Data fuels business decisions and impacts every aspect of an organization. But leveraging data requires facing technical, political, and cultural challenges. Overcoming those obstacles falls to chief data officers and data and IT leaders. In the bi-weekly DataMasters podcast, data and IT leaders will share stories on how they made their organizations more data driven.

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Kevin Hu
Episode 7 — released November 24, 2021 • Runtime: 38m10s

Turning Up The Volume On Silent Data Bugs

Kevin Hu

CEO, Metaplane

Anthony sits down with Kevin Hu, CEO and co-founder of Metaplane, a new data observability company. The two discuss whether bugs exist in data, what Kevin learned from Y Combinator, and what the kids are studying these days.

Adam Wilson
Episode 6 — released October 28, 2021 • Runtime: 38m07s

Trifacta CEO, Adam Wilson: How To Help End-Users Truly Be Data-Driven

Adam Wilson

CEO of Trifacta
Anthony sits down with Trifacta’s CEO Adam Wilson to talk about changes to the data landscape, why we need to pay more attention to how we people become “data-driven”, and how Tamr and Trifacta work in harmony to deliver transformative data initiatives.
Mike Alvarez
Episode 5 — released September 28, 2021 • Runtime: 29m27s

“The Data Knows” — Finding Answers To Drive Digital Health Innovation

Mike Alvarez

Head of Fuse Digital Services at Cardinal Health

Anthony sits down with Mike Alvarez, Director of Digital Services at Fuse by Cardinal Health, to talk about data innovation in the healthcare industry. They discuss leveraging data to help patients understand their best paths to care and better stick with treatments. Using data from points of care and external entities to help providers determine the best outcome and cost for value-based care. And, they tackle a popular question, “are dashboards dead?”

Randy Bean
Episode 4 — released September 2, 2021 • Runtime: 22m44s

Author & Founder of New Vantage Partners, Randy Bean: Fail Fast, Learn Faster

Randy Bean

CEO New Vantage Partners

The author, Fail Fast, Learn Faster joins Anthony to talk about his new book, his love of literature, and how it connects to data, and shares some of his favorite stories from his career.

Evren Eryurek
Episode 3 — released June 16, 2021 • Runtime: 28m12s

Google Cloud’s Evren Eryurek – Finding the business value for moving data to the cloud

Evren Eryurek

Director of Product Management at Google Cloud

Anthony chats with Evren Eryurek, Director of Product Management at Google Cloud about what’s happening today with cloud migrations, and uniquely how Google is helping make the transition easy and helping to unlock the value of business data in the cloud. The two also discuss the Google and Tamr partnership, and Evren shares his advice for recent grads interested in a career in technology.

Gus Kaeding
Episode 2 — released April 28, 2021 • Runtime: 37m08s

U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team’s Gus Kaeding: Mining data for gold medals

Gus Kaeding

Performance Data Manager at U.S. Ski & Snowboard

Gus Kaeding talks to Anthony about how the U.S. Ski & Snowboard teams are using data to improve team performance and win more medals. Gus explains where the similarities start and end with the famous “Moneyball’ approach to team selection. Why communication with coaches and athletes about data findings is just as important as the results. The challenges of starting a data program from scratch, and what’s next for the team as they approach the 2020 Winter Olympics.

Ella Hilal
Episode 1 — released April 16, 2021 • Runtime: 41m30s

Shopify’s Ella Hilal: Attacking data science with an “always learning mindset”

Ella Hilal

Director of Data at Shopify

Shopify’s Ella Hilal tells us why effective data leaders need to instill an ‘always learning mindset’ and possess a willingness to reject conventional wisdom. Ella also talks about how the data organization continues to evolve at Shopify, the unique challenges of serving entrepreneurs from all over the world, and how data is being used to power growth and expansion at Shopify.

Kathleen Maley
Episode 13 — released October 14, 2020 • Runtime: 44m23s

It’s about solving a business problem, not the data

Kathleen Maley

Former Head of Consumer and Digital Analytics, KeyBank

Kathleen Maley was most recently Head of Consumer and Digital Analytics at KeyBank where she led a large team of analysts who used data and analytics to shape strategies. Before that, she spent more than a decade at Bank of America in a variety of roles that helped the bank use data in areas such as risk management and pricing.

Kathleen shares why she stopped using the term data driven, why aligning around a business problem is key for data and analytics teams, the role language plays in communicating with business colleagues, and what she’s learned as a female analytics leader.

Andy Palmer
Episode 12 — released September 23, 2020 • Runtime: 30m02s

Dataops and the state of digital transformation

Andy Palmer

CEO, Tamr

“Andy Palmer is a serial entrepreneur who’s helped found or fund more than 50 companies, including Vertica, a pioneer in the database management industry. He’s currently CEO of Tamr, a data mastering platform that uses machine learning to do the heavy lifting around consolidating, cleansing, and categorizing data. Andy’s also served as CIO of Infinity Pharmaceuticals, a biotech startup, and ran data and software engineering operations at the research group of pharmaceutical company Novartis.

Andy’s approach to data mastering involves dataops. This concept has emerged in recent years and shares traits with dev ops. He discusses what dataops is and how it helps companies with their digital transformation projects. He also talks about Tamr’s upcoming DataMasters Summit and how the event will provide people with practical advice on where to start their dataops journeys.”

To find more information about DataMasters Summit 2020, including the complete list of speakers, and to register to attend, please visit: http://tamr.com/summit2020.

Stefanie Costa Leabo
Episode 11 — released September 9, 2020 • Runtime: 36m59s

Data and the City

Stefanie Costa Leabo

CDO, City of Boston

Stefanie Costa Leabo, Chief Data Officer for the City of Boston, talks about her non-linear career path (she considered becoming a political science professor at one point), the tangible connection between her work and what happens outside of city hall, and how sharing data helps Boston’s residents better understand what’s going on in their city.