Protecting Your Data with James Fair – Episode 66

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4ffpxrJ6yKo This week our guest is James Fair. James is a Senior Vice President for Executech. With over 35 years of experience in IT, 30 years in Leadership, and a dozen years in the interpersonal workspace, James combines his love for IT and cybersecurity along with his passion for Leadership...

Quantifying Execution with Alex Castro – Episode 65

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/7F-ZaZ2NeIk This week we welcome Alex Castro. Alex is an aligner of execution to strategy for digital transformation & innovation, best-selling author and creator/founder of ReM Score™ Alex believes that the gap between ideas (strategy) and execution is a persistent problem that is sidelining too many high potential digital transformation...

Finding a Way in GIS with Ari Isaak – Episode 64

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/HHFoG5dAH6I Our guest this week is Ari Isaak. Ari is a GIS consultant and entrepreneur whose company, Evari GIS Consulting, has been involved with some of the largest city street lighting modernization efforts in the United States. Ari shares his wisdom about this lesser-known area of data leadership. Fascinating conversation! Save...

Redefining Data Integrity with Verl Allen – Episode 63

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/wa67iUnOXgM Today we welcome Verl Allen, the CEO of Claravine, a company that helps leading brands take greater ownership and control of their data from the start, for better decisions, stickier consumer experiences, and increased ROI. We have an interesting discussion around data quality challenges facing organizations today. Save 20% on...

A Career in Data Management with Peggy Tsai – Episode 62

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/6JOJovX9y00 This week we welcome Peggy Tsai, Chief Data Officer for BigID. Peggy brings a unique perspective from building her career in data management, as opposed to starting deeply on the business-side or the technology-side and finding her way to data management at some point in the journey. We have an...

Implementing Growth with Patrick Parker – Episode 61

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/o9-dpvlrcUA This week we welcome Patrick Parker. Patrick is the CEO of SaaS Partners, helping clients with everything from business ideation, to product/service development, to building scalable marketing strategies — and everything in between. We talk about the challenges of the consulting business model, and how organizations like SaaS Partners...

Finding Your Calling with Jerry Fu – Episode 60

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/q60ocqGjvVA Jerry Fu is a conflict resolution coach who helps Asian-American leaders advance in their career and life journeys. After several pharmacy leadership roles, Jerry started coaching in 2017 to help other Asian-American professionals deal with the conflict they encounter at work, with their culture, and within themselves. Jerry’s journey will...

Digital Communications with Peter Shafer – Episode 59

Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/OCUQo9nou3E This week we welcome Peter Shafer. Peter is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Everest Communications. Everest is a digital communications firm that provides counsel and program execution support to companies in the areas of analytics, social media strategy, and digital reputation repair. We have an awesome...

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...

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