Conversations at the intersection of data engineering and business

with Kostas Pardalis & Eric Dodds

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.

Episode 39

June 11, 2021

with Ali Hamidi and Taron Foxworth

 – Co-founder & CTO and Developer Advocate, Meroxa

On this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas have Meroxa back on the show, this time talking with co-founder and CTO Ali Hamidi and developer advocate Taron Foxworth. Together they discuss uses and implementations of change data capture, formulating open CDC guidelines, and debate the use of reverse ETL.

Episode 38

June 2, 2021

with David Allen

 – Partner Solution Architect, Neo4j

In this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with David Allen, a partner solution architect at Neo4j. Together they discuss writing technical books, integrating something like Neo4j with an existing data stack, and many different use cases for graph databases.

Episode 37

May 26, 2021

with Dave Melillo

 – Senior Manager of Operational Analytics, FanDuel

On this week’s episode of The Data Stack Show, Eric and Kostas talk with Dave Melillo, senior manager operational analytics at FanDuel to discuss data governance, finding a better term for reverse ETL, and talking about impending industry consolidation.