Data Leadership Lessons

Anthony J. Algmin

Data is everywhere in our businesses, and it takes LEADERSHIP to make the most of it! Technology is just a small part of the story. Data Leadership Lessons brings you the people, stories, and lessons to help you become a Data Leader. Join us today and become more successful with data.

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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: Save 20% on your first […]

Nov 22

46 min 41 sec

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: Your next business card will be a YouTube channel! – […]

Nov 8

47 min 33 sec

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: Your next […]

Nov 1

53 min 59 sec

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: Your next business […]

Oct 25

44 min 16 sec

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 […]

Oct 18

48 min 40 sec

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: […]

Oct 11

45 min 58 sec

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: Your next business card will be a YouTube channel! – […]

Oct 4

42 min 35 sec

Watch this episode on YouTube: 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, […]

Sep 27

44 min 40 sec

Watch this episode on YouTube: 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 […]

Sep 20

50 min 46 sec

Watch this episode on YouTube: This week we welcome Corey White, the founder of, 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! ** […]

Sep 13

48 min 56 sec