Conversations at the intersection of data engineering and business

with Kostas Pardalis & Eric Dodds

Episode 45

July 21, 2021

with Ophir Prusak

 – Head of Growth, Codesmith

On The Data Stack Show this week, Eric and Kostas are joined by Ophir Prusak, head of growth at startup Codesmith, a boot camp for software engineers. For nearly a decade, Ophir has been the initial marketing hire for a number of startups and has a variety of experience working with open source tools. He contributes his thoughts on the open source ecosystem and offers perspective on data attribution and the resulting conversations between engineers and marketing.

July 14, 2021

with Ruben Ugarte

 – Principal, Practico Analytics

This week on The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with Ruben Ugarte, principal at Practico Analytics. As a consultant, Ruben has worked with a wide variety of companies who are emerging from the pandemic with wildly different data landscapes whether they’ve seen tremendous growth or have seen their business struggle. For both kinds of organizations, Ruben has helped them make sense of their data. Eric and Kostas also discuss Ruben’s new book, The Data Mirage.

Episode 42

June 30, 2021

with Ryan Boyer

 – Principal Data Scientist, Shipt

On this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with Ryan Boyer, principal data scientist at Shipt. Ryan, who’s been with Shipt since before its acquisition by Target, offers insights on the evolution of data science at the company and more in this conversation.

Episode 42

June 16, 2021

with Tim Burke and Stephen Hankinson

 – Co-founders, Affinio

In this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with the co-founders of Affinio Tim Burke and Stephen Hankinson. Affinio’s core intellectual property is a custom-built graph analytics engine that can now be ported directly into Snowflake in a privacy-first format.