The Data Cloud Podcast

Brought to you by Snowflake | Hosted by Steve Hamm

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a Podcast for data and business leaders

The Data Cloud Podcast is an original podcast hosted by award-winning author and journalist, Steve Hamm. Each episode, Steve speaks with a top data thought leader to learn how they leverage the cloud to unite, share, and analyze data to drive business growth, fuel innovation, and disrupt their industries.

 

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Episode 46

Revolutionizing the Future of Computing with Benoit Dageville, Co-Founder and President of Products, Snowflake

This episode features an interview with Benoit Dageville, the Co-Founder and President of Products of Snowflake. He updates us on all things Snowflake. Benoit touches on the nuances of the data stack, the evolution of Snowflake's data platform, a glimpse into the early days of Snowflake, and much more.







Episode 45

Amp it Up! with Frank Slootman, CEO, Snowflake

This episode features the CEO of Snowflake Frank Slootman.

In this episode, Frank does a deep dive into his new book "Amp it Up! Leading for Hypergrowth by Raising Expectations, Increasing Urgency, and Elevating Intensity". He shares business insights that every leader needs to hear as they navigate employee experience, scaling, and data management.








Episode 44

How to Invest in Your Data with Stefan Williams, Head of Corporate Development and Snowflake Ventures, Snowflake and Uri May, Co-Founder and CEO, Hunters

This episode features an interview with Stefan Williams and Uri May. Stefan is the Head of Corporate Development and Snowflake Ventures at Snowflake. And Uri is the Co-Founder and CEO of Hunters.

In this episode, Stefan shares the ins and outs of Snowflake Ventures and a guide to managing an investment portfolio, then Uri talks about what it’s like having Snowflake Ventures as an investor, how their product works hand in hand with Snowflake, and much more.







Episode 43

The Future of Ad Tech with Bill Michels, EVP of Product & Engineering, The Trade Desk

This episode features an interview with Bill Michels, EVP of Product and Engineering at The Trade Desk. Bill has had an amazing career. Previously, he has served as a Senior Director of Product Management at Yahoo!, COO of Factual Inc, and CDO of Foursquare.

In this episode, Bill talks about how you can be a great leader, the advantages of the cloud, the future of the ad tech industry and much more.







Episode 42

Your Guide to Data-Driven Decision Making with John Damalas, VP and CTO of Pacific Life

This episode features an interview with John Damalas, Vice President and CTO of Pacific Life. John has had a decades long career leading the industry in digital transformation. From GE to Walmart and now Pacific Life, he has been an expert in a variety of industries, and is sharing his expertise with us today.

In this episode, John talks about how you can have a successful digital transformation, data-driven decision making, the benefits of third-party data, and much more.






Episode 41

Making Your Data Blossom with Arnie Leap, CIO, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.

This episode features an interview with Arnie Leap, CIO of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Arnie is a seasoned tech leader. Previously, he was the CTO of Direct Insite for nearly 17 years.

In this episode, Arnie talks about how going headless is the key to efficiency, how they’ve incorporated the cloud into dozens of the brands they’ve acquired or built, how you can best leverage your data, and much more.





Episode 40

The Data Behind Delivery with Will Sprunt, Principal Data Scientist and former CIO at Deliveroo

This episode features an interview with Will Sprunt, Principal Data Scientist and former CIO at Deliveroo. Will has decades of experience from across multiple industries. From food to transportation, Will is an expert on data.

In this episode, Will talks about the pandemic’s impact on the food industry and the innovation that has come because of it, the nuances of leadership in tech, the data behind delivery, and much more.




Episode 39

Change is the Only Constant with Omar Khawaja, Global Head BI Roche Diagnostics at Roche

This episode features an interview with Omar Khawaja, Global Head BI Roche Diagnostics at Roche. Omar is an expert in his field and has a wealth of insight on what’s going on in the diagnostics and research industry.

In this episode, Omar talks about the intersection of healthcare and big data, how to handle the balance of centralized and decentralized data, the future of data sharing, and much more.



Episode 38

How to Make Your Data Ethical with Jack Berkowitz, Chief Data Officer at ADP

This episode features an interview with Jack Berkowitz, Chief Data Officer at ADP. Jack has spent the last 20 years as a senior leader at a variety of companies, including being the Vice President of Products and Data Science at Oracle.

In this episode, Jack talks about the importance of keeping your product simple, data sharing, applying ethics to algorithms, and much more.


Episode 37

How to Make Your Data Sing with Moin Haque, SVP of Architecture and Engineering, and Vlad Barkov, VP of Data Architecture & Engineering at Warner Music Group

This episode features an interview with Moin Haque and Vlad Barkov from Warner Music Group. Moin is their SVP of Architecture and Engineering and Vlad is the Vice President of Data Architecture & Engineering.

Moin and Vlad discuss the transformation of the music industry during the pandemic, choosing the right business partners, making data independent, and much more.


Episode 36

Unlocking Your Data’s Secret Ingredient with Zach Sippl, Senior Director of Data and Business Intelligence at Chipotle

This episode features an interview with Zach Sippl, Senior Director of Data and Business Intelligence at Chipotle.

In this episode, Zach talks about the evolution of the restaurant industry throughout the pandemic, how to create accessible data, the secrets to successful leadership, and much more.

Episode 35

How to Give Your Data a Makeover with Volker Ossendoth, Head of Data and Analytics at Douglas

This episode features an interview with Volker Ossendoth, Head of Data and Analytics at Douglas.

In this episode, Volker shows us how data supports the beauty industry. He talks about the intersection of business and technology, e-commerce data strategies during the pandemic, re-educating your workforce, and much more.

Episode 33

The Wonderful World of Data Governance with Anita Lynch, VP of Data Governance at Disney Streaming

This episode features an interview with Anita Lynch, Vice President of Data Governance at Disney Streaming. Anita has a really impressive background, having held leadership positions at some of tech’s biggest companies, including Apple, Yahoo!, and Amazon.

In this episode, Anita talks about the importance of first-party data, the nuances of data governance and privacy, how to prioritize data, and much more.

Episode 31

The Value of Listening with Loïc Giraud, Head of Digital Delivery at Novartis

This episode features an interview with Loïc Giraud, Head of Digital Delivery at Novartis. He has spent the last 9 years revolutionizing how Novartis deals with data.

In this episode, Loïc talks about technology transformations, the importance of listening, COVID’s impact on the healthcare system, and much more.

Episode 30

Reinventing the Cloud with Matthew Scullion, Founder and CEO of Matillion

This episode features an interview with Matthew Scullion, Founder, and CEO of Matillion.

In this episode, Matthew dives deep into data transformation. He shares how Matillion is pushing the world of software forward, how their partnership with Snowflake is advancing the industry, his predictions for 2021 data trends, and much more.

Episode 24

Our Customer Zero with Sunny Bedi, CIO of Snowflake

This episode features an interview with Sunny Bedi, CIO of Snowflake. Sunny has previously held senior positions at Deloitte, VMware, and NVIDIA.

In this episode Sunny talks about how Snowflake is a data-driven company, data security in the cloud, how to use AI to minimize data threats, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Sunny Bedi, CIO of Snowflake, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 23

Prioritizing Your People with Randy Wigginton, Sr. Director, Platform Infrastructure Engineering at Square

This episode features an interview with Randy Wigginton, Director of Platform Infrastructure Engineering at Square. Randy was the first programmer at Apple and has experience working at PayPal, eBay, Google, and Chegg.

In this episode, Randy talks about what it takes to produce world-changing innovations, how to use data to fully understand your customers, insights into how to compete with tech giants, and much more. So please enjoy this interview between Randy Wigginton, Director of Platform, Infrastructure Engineering at Square, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 22

Deciphering Your Data with Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO of Sisu Data

This episode features an interview with Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO of Sisu Data and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. Peter’s research focuses on the design and implementation of post-database data-intensive systems.

On this episode Peter talks about how Machine Learning can inform reopening strategies amidst the Covid crisis, cutting edge Machine Learning research taking place at Stanford, and the future integration of AI in our day-to-day lives, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Peter Bailis, Founder and CEO of Sisu Data and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 21

Putting Data in Your Shopping Cart with Dustin Pearce, Vice President of Infrastructure at Instacart

This episode features an interview with Dustin Pearce, Vice President of Infrastructure at Instacart. Dustin was previously the Director of Service Engineering at Slack, as well as the Head of Platform for Life360.

In this episode, Dustin talks about the advances online shopping has made during the pandemic, where startups should place their priorities, the future of infrastructure, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Dustin Pearce, Vice President of Infrastructure at Instacart, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 20

Pushing the Digital Envelope with Jeff Richardson, Chief Data Officer of Bentley Systems

This episode features an interview with Jeff Richardson, Chief Data Officer for Bentley Systems. Jeff has been with Bentley Systems for over 17 years working on enterprise data and data strategies.

In this episode, Jeff talks about how Bentley Systems has avoided disruption during the COVID crisis, having a “cloud-first strategy”, how to use AI to build sustainable infrastructure, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Jeff Richardson, Chief Data Officer for Bentley Systems, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 19

Cash Back on Your Data Stack with Mark Stange-Tregear, VP of Analytics at Rakuten Rewards

This episode features an interview with Mark Stange-Tregear, Vice President of Analytics at Rakuten Rewards. Mark was previously the Director of Analytics at Ebates and the Director of Analytics Services at RealPage, Inc.

In this episode, Mark talks about how to successfully communicate with both merchants and consumers, the nuances of analyzing consumer data, the future of cloud data analytics, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Mark Stange-Tregear, Vice President of Analytics at Rakuten Rewards, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 18

Consulting with the Cloud with Tony Rojas, President of Slalom

This episode features an interview with Tony Rojas, President of Slalom, a consulting firm focused on technology, strategy, and business transformation. Slalom has organically grown to 8,500 team members in 40 markets and 8 build centers around the world. Prior to Slalom, Tony held several positions including President and Co-CEO at Corbis, a digital media startup by Bill Gates, and he began his career with Deloitte.

In this interview, Tony talks about the future of the AI-driven enterprise, cloud-native storage, some ways to improve higher education, and much more. So please enjoy this interview with Tony Rojas, President of Slalom, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 17

Your Personal AI Search Engine with Scott Holden, CMO of ThoughtSpot

This episode features an interview with Scott Holden, CMO at ThoughtSpot. Scott was previously a VP of Marketing at Salesforce and a Senior Manager of Logistics at Walmart.com.

In this episode, Scott talks about how ThoughtSpot is revolutionizing the relationship between Artificial and Business Intelligence, the importance of leaders using data in decision making, the future of self-driving analytics, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Scott Holden, CMO at ThoughtSpot and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 16

Unlocking the Power of AI with Dan Wright, President and COO of DataRobot

This episode features an interview with Dan Wright, President and COO of DataRobot. Dan has deep experience driving growth and operational excellence at disruptive technology companies like DataRobot, AppDynamics, LogDNA, People.ai, and more.

In this interview, Dan talks about machine learning, neural networks, how to get value from AI systems, and much more. So please enjoy this interview with Dan Wright, President and COO of DataRobot, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 15

The AI Ecosystem with Frank Farrall, AI Ecosystems and Snowflake Alliance Leader at Deloitte

This episode features an interview with Frank Farrall, AI Ecosystems and Snowflake Alliance Leader at Deloitte. Frank has been at Deloitte for over 12 years and has previously been the Global Leader of Consulting Assets and Solutions and the Chief Strategy Officer of Consulting.

In this episode Frank talks about how to help your clients become data-driven, AIs impact on streamlining clinical trials, the benefits of moving data to the cloud and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Frank Farrall, AI Ecosystems and Snowflake Alliance Leader at Deloitte and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 14

Leveraging Data For Your Clients with Warren Breakstone, Managing Director and Chief Product Officer at S&P Global

This episode features an interview with Warren Breakstone, Managing Director and Chief Product Officer at S&P Global. Warren has previously been the Senior Vice President of Operations & Technology at Thompson Reuters, and has also served as a Vice President at The Chase Manhattan Bank.

In this episode Warren talks about the versatility of movement data, the role S&P’s data plays in informing COVID-19 decisions, the future of financial services, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Warren Breakstone, Managing Director and Chief Product Officer at S&P Global and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 13

Amplifying Your Digital Value Chain with Babu Kuttala, Chief Data and Analytics Officer of ABB

This episode features an interview with Babu Kuttala, Chief Data and Analytics Officer of ABB, a large multinational manufacturing company. Previously, Babu has served as an executive at companies like the Hartford, Lowe's Home Improvement, and Honeywell.

In this episode, Babu talks about how he has used analytics to drive growth at ABB, what’s next for cloud analytics, and much more. So please enjoy this interview between Babu Kuttala, Chief Data and Analytics Officer of ABB and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 12

Selling Corona During the Coronavirus Pandemic with Ari Margalit, Global VP of Architecture & Data Solutions at Anheuser-Busch InBev

This episode features an interview with Ari Margalit, Global Vice President of Architecture & Data Solutions at Anheuser-Busch InBev. Ari was previously the CTO & Head of Solutions at WeissBeerger and Vice President of R&D and Israel site general manager at Jive Software.

On this episode Ari talks about ABI leading the CPG industry in AI, the importance of being cloud agnostic, the impact Coronavirus has had on Corona sales, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Ari Margalit, Global Vice President of Architecture & Data Solutions at Anheuser-Busch InBev and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 11

Keeping Humans in the Loop with Yves Caseau, Group Chief Information Officer at Michelin

Today’s episode features an interview with Yves Caseau, Group CIO at Michelin. Yves also previously served as the President of the ICT Commission at the National Academy of Technology in France..

On this episode Yves talks about the importance of keeping humans involved in AI systems, adaptations Michelin has made to its supply and distribution chains amidst the COVID-19 crisis, innovation in France’s start-up culture, and much more.

Episode 10

Deploying AI Solutions with Michael O’Rourke, Senior Vice President of Machine Intelligence and Data Services Technology at Nasdaq

Today’s episode features an interview with Michael O’Rourke, Senior Vice President of Machine Intelligence and Data Services Technology at Nasdaq.

On this episode Michael talks about deploying AI to detect stock market abuse, Nasdaq’s innovation in the alternative data space, rising AI expectations from consumers, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Michael O’Rourke, Senior Vice President of Machine Intelligence and Data Services Technology at Nasdaq and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 9

Navigating the Analytics Pipeline with Andrew Fong, Vice President Of Infrastructure at Dropbox

This episode features an interview with Andrew Fong, Vice President of Infrastructure at Dropbox. Previously, Andrew has served as a senior system administrator at a number of technology companies including YouTube and AOL.

On this episode, Andrew talks about how to use data storage to create better workflows, the future of cloud data storage, and much more. So please enjoy this interview with Andrew Fong, Vice President of Infrastructure at Dropbox, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 8

The Data Behind Binge Watching with Jaya Kolhatkar, Chief Data Officer of Hulu

This episode features an interview with Jaya Kolhatkar, Chief Data Officer at Hulu. Jaya previously served as Senior Vice President at Data and Analytics Platform at Walmart, and has more than 30 years of career experience with companies like Amazon, eBay, and PayPal.

On this episode, Jaya talks about using data to improve and grow Hulu, the future of analytics and cloud data management, and much more. So please enjoy this interview between Jaya Kolhatkar, Chief Data Officer at Hulu and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 7

Big Data In Everyday Decision Making with Florian Douetteau, CEO of Dataiku

This episode features an interview with Florian Deautteau, CEO of Dataiku. Florian is an expert data scientist, he as a degree in maths and computer science from ENS, one of the most prestigious universities in France, and he previously served as the vice president of research and development of Exceliad.

On this episode, Florian talks about Machine Learning and Deep Learning, how to bring big data analytics to everyday decision making, data visualization, and much more. So please enjoy this interview with Florian Deautteau, CEO of Dataiku, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 6

Navigating the Data Economy with Jennifer Belissent, Principal Analyst at Forrester

This episode features an interview with Jennifer Belissent. Jennifer works for the market research firm Forrester Research as an analyst focused on the data economy. Her research and analysis have appeared in media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, Time, Computer Weekly, and CIO Magazine. She also has industry experience having worked 8 years at Sun Microsystems.

On this episode, Jennifer dives deep into the data economy. She talks about where the industry goes from here, the evolution of data cloud solutions, data commercialization, and much more.

Episode 5

The Data-Driven Strategy Advantage with Jon Hyman, Co-Founder and CTO of Braze

Today’s episode features an interview with Jon Hyman, Co-Founder and CTO of Braze.

On this episode Jon talks about migrating data to the cloud, why data driven companies outperform competitors, improving email marketing with data, and much more. So please enjoy this interview between Jon Hyman, Co-Founder and CTO of Braze, and your host, Steve Hamm.

Episode 4

Integrating Data and Business with Didier Le Tien, Vice President at US Foods

On this episode Didier talks about integrating data into US Foods’ business process and innovation strategy, COVID-19’s impact on the restaurant industry, the new technology landscape the cloud provides, and much more. So please enjoy this conversation between Didier Le Tien, Vice President of Architecture, App Dev, Data Engineering, User Experience Design, CloudOps and DevOps at US Foods and your host, Steve Hamm.

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