013 – Paul Mattal (Dir. of Network Systems, Akamai) on designing decision support tools and analytics services for the largest CDN on the web

Paul Mattal is the Director of Network Systems at Akamai, one of the largest content delivery networks in the U.S. Akamai is a major part of the backbone of the internet and on today’s episode, Paul is going to talk about the massive amount of telemetry that comes into Akamai and the various decision support … Read more013 – Paul Mattal (Dir. of Network Systems, Akamai) on designing decision support tools and analytics services for the largest CDN on the web

012 – Dr. Andrey Sharapov (Data Scientist, Lidl) on explainable AI and demystifying predictions from machine learning models for better user experience

Dr. Andrey Sharapov is a senior data scientist and machine learning engineer at Lidl. He is currently working on various projects related to machine learning and data product development including analytical planning tools that help with business issues such as stocking and purchasing. Previously, he spent 2 years at Xaxis and he led data science … Read more012 – Dr. Andrey Sharapov (Data Scientist, Lidl) on explainable AI and demystifying predictions from machine learning models for better user experience

011 – Gadi Oren (VP Product, LogicMonitor) on analytics for monitoring applications and looking at declarative analytics as “opinions”

My guest today is Gadi Oren, the VP of Product for LogicMonitor. Gadi is responsible for the company’s strategic vision and product initiatives. Previously, Gadi was the CEO and Co-Founder of ITculate, where he was responsible for developing world-class technology and product that created contextual monitoring by discovering and leveraging application topology. Gadi previously served … Read more011 – Gadi Oren (VP Product, LogicMonitor) on analytics for monitoring applications and looking at declarative analytics as “opinions”

010 – Carl Hoffman (CEO, Basis Technology) on text analytics, NLP, entity resolution, and why exact match search is stupid

My guest today is Carl Hoffman, the CEO of Basis Technology, and a specialist in text analytics. Carl founded Basis Technology in 1995, and in 1999, the company shipped its first products for website internationalization, enabling Lycos and Google to become the first search engines capable of cataloging the web in both Asian and European … Read more010 – Carl Hoffman (CEO, Basis Technology) on text analytics, NLP, entity resolution, and why exact match search is stupid

009 – Nancy Hensley (Chief Digital Officer, IBM Analytics) on the role of design and UX in modernizing analytics tools as old as 50 years

Nancy Hensley is the Chief Digital Officer for IBM Analytics, a multi-billion dollar IBM software business focused on helping customers transform their companies with data science and analytics. Nancy has over 20 years of experience working in the data business in many facets from development, product management, sales, and marketing.    Today’s episode is probably … Read more009 – Nancy Hensley (Chief Digital Officer, IBM Analytics) on the role of design and UX in modernizing analytics tools as old as 50 years

008 – Dr. Puneet Batra (Assoc. Director, Machine Learning at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) on aligning data science with biz objectives, user research, understanding workflows, and jazz

Dr. Puneet Batra is the Associate Director of Machine Learning at the Broad Institute, where his team builds machine learning algorithms and pipelines to help discover new biological insights and impact disease. Puneet has spent his career stitching together data-driven solutions: in location data analysis, as cofounder of LevelTrigger; in health care, as Chief Data … Read more008 – Dr. Puneet Batra (Assoc. Director, Machine Learning at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) on aligning data science with biz objectives, user research, understanding workflows, and jazz

007 – Jim Psota (CTO & Co-Founder, Panjiva/S&P Global) on designing a meaningful SAAS analytics product for the global supply chain

Jim Psota is the Co-Founder and CTO of Panjiva, which was named one of the top 10 Most Innovative Data Science Companies in the World by Fast Company in 2018. Panjiva has mapped the global supply chain using a combination of over 1B shipping transactions and machine learning, and recently the company was acquired by … Read more007 – Jim Psota (CTO & Co-Founder, Panjiva/S&P Global) on designing a meaningful SAAS analytics product for the global supply chain

006 – Julien Benatar (PM for Pandora’s data service, Next Big Sound) on analytics for musicians, record labels and performing artists

We’re back with a special music-related analytics episode! Following Next Big Sound’s acquisition by Pandora, Julien Benatar moved from engineering into product management and is now responsible for the company’s analytics applications in the Creator Tools division. He and his team of engineers, data scientists and designers provide insights on how artists are performing on … Read more006 – Julien Benatar (PM for Pandora’s data service, Next Big Sound) on analytics for musicians, record labels and performing artists

005 – Jason Krantz (Dir. of Biz Analytics/Insights, Weil-McClain) on centering analytics around internal customers

Jason Krantz is the Director of Business Analytics & Insights for the 135-year old company, Weil McLain and Marley Engineered Products. While the company is responsible for helping keeping homes and businesses warm, Jason is responsible for the creation and growth of analytical capabilities at Weil McLain, and was recognized in 2017 as a “Top … Read more005 – Jason Krantz (Dir. of Biz Analytics/Insights, Weil-McClain) on centering analytics around internal customers

004 – Vinay Seth Mohta (CEO, Manifold) on Lean AI and machine learning for enterprise data products

Vinay Seth Mohta is Managing Director at Manifold, an artificial intelligence engineering services firm with offices in Boston and Silicon Valley. Vinay has helped develop Manifold’s Lean AI process to build useful and accurate machine learning apps for a wide variety of customers. During today’s episode, Vinay and I discuss common misconceptions about machine learning. Some … Read more004 – Vinay Seth Mohta (CEO, Manifold) on Lean AI and machine learning for enterprise data products