Data Reporting as a Service with Tarush Aggarwal – Episode 58

Tarush Aggarwal is our guest this week, and we have a fantastic conversation about democratizing data reporting, and how even non-data-focused businesses need to have deep reporting capabilities to be competitive. Regardless of your role or industry, this is an episode worth checking out! Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ehl4heGovas Save 20% on your first...

Unlocking the Secrets of Digital Marketing with Larry Fisher – Episode 57

This week we meet Larry Fisher, the CEO of Rise Interactive, a digital marketing agency in Chicago. We learn about the similarities between financial analysis and marketing analysis, and pragmatic tips for organizations looking to start doing digital marketing themselves! Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PTh2Va-zI-I Your next business card will be a YouTube channel! –...

Open Source Data Operations with Douwe Maan – Episode 56

Douwe Maan was GitLab’s 10th employee and is now the founder and CEO of Meltano, GitLab’s spin-off data operations platform. His story is fascinating, and his passion for an open source approach to data ops is contagious! Enjoy this great conversation, and please share with your network! Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/XhnJAA_6wrc Your next...

Usage-Based Monetization with Akash Khanolkar – Episode 55

On this week’s Data Leadership Lessons podcast, we welcome Akash Khanolkar. Akash is a co-founder of Octane, which makes usage-based billing easier for any software-as-a-service company. We talk about the complexities of charging for variable services, and how Octane is trying to level the playing field. Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/U5FFIOHlvZ8 Your next business...

Data to Guide Us with Jonathan Varkul – Episode 54

On Data Leadership Lessons, we’re always trying to use data to improve who we are and what we do. This week’s guest spends his time taking this concept to the max! Approach this episode with an open mind and you might find exactly what you are looking for. Or maybe not what you are looking...

Understanding Database Technologies with Chin-Heng Hong – Episode 53

This week we meet Chin-Heng Hong, the VP of Product Management at Couchbase, for a discussion about what’s new in database technologies and some of the patterns he sees in the industry. We also talk about Couchbase’s recent survey of Data Architects and some of the interesting findings it contains. Watch this episode on YouTube:...

Data Strategy and Infonomics with Doug Laney – Episode 52

This week on Data Leadership Lessons, we welcome Doug Laney, the author of the best-selling book, “Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information for Competitive Advantage.” This is a fascinating episode for executives and data nerds alike! Enjoy! Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/km8E5DCBexI Your next business card will be a YouTube channel! –...

Maximizing Your Valuation with Jim Barnish – Episode 51

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mk7g-JMlK3w This week we have an entrepreneur’s crash-course in maximizing the valuation of an early stage company. Our guest is Jim Barnish, who co-founded Orchid Black to help growth stage companies who are already in the black, grow fast. Join us for a fun and interesting conversation! Your own professional podcast,...

Next Generation Data Management with Rex Ahlstrom – Episode 50

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ej7mQ-GTDjg In our 50th(!) episode, we meet Rex Ahlstrom from Syniti, a company whose Knowledge Platform delivers next generation data management capabilities. We discuss the challenges of traditional data management, and how Rex and Syniti help their clients overcome them. ** Your own professional podcast, as easy as a video call...

Cybersecurity as a Service with Corey White – Episode 49

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Z9PulBnkCW0 This week we welcome Corey White, the founder of Cyvatar.ai, and an expert in the cybersecurity industry. We have a lively conversation about all things security. We can’t think of a better guest to roll out a significant upgrade to our production processes — we hope you enjoy it! **...

Strategic Consulting for Exponential Growth with Dr. James Richardson – Episode 48

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/qEmvpeb5lpg This week we welcome Dr. James Richardson for a conversation about being a management consultant working with founders in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) space. Warning – This episode contains some strong opinions and a small amount of coarse language. Audience discretion is advised. * Get the Data Leadership Book...

The Immersive Fabric of Buzzwords with Robert S. Seiner – Episode 47

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GySkOumcVtI In this week’s episode, Robert S. Seiner returns for an extra-fun conversation about some of the data buzzwords we’re often hearing these days. Anthony plays devil’s advocate with regards to data literacy, and Bob brings it all back to a good place! Data conversations really don’t get better than...

Creating the Enterprise Data Executive with Peter Aiken – Episode 44

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/c7uWQdXYk9k This week we make good on our promise to get Peter Aiken on the show! This is the first of a series of conversations with Peter around the Enterprise Data Executive and the strategic considerations of building meaningful data capabilities in our organizations. Peter has an uncanny ability to link...

No Code No Problem with Mike Williams – Episode 43

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/09iB1m4JF_k This week we meet Mike Williams for a conversation about how no-code, low-code, and automation can play an important role in businesses of all sizes. Don’t let the “code” word scare you — this episode is appropriate for anyone trying to make the most of their data with limited resources!...

Open Source Data Movements with Michel Tricot – Episode 42

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/liwE5uOqvwI This week we welcome Michel Tricot and explore how open source is helping people move more data with less effort. As a data engineer, Michel is passionate about data pipelines and transformations. As an entrepreneur, Michel is building an organization to address an largely unmet need despite being in a...

Data Architecture for the CEO with William McKnight – Episode 40

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/E4mwrY1rNDc This week we meet William McKnight. William is a well-established data consultant, entrepreneur, and popular public speaker. We discuss Data Architecture from a platform builder’s perspective, and then flip it around to consider the senior leadership perspective in relation to data initiatives and business strategy. * Get the Data...

Innovating as an Auditor with Andrell Holloway – Episode 39

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/e_eHh2_SRDg In this week’s episode, I talk with Andrell Holloway, a friend and colleague I met during my time in the public sector. Andrell is an auditor, former consultant, and one of the most authentic and effective leaders I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside. This episode will likely change...

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