Matt Turck, creator of the term “MAD landscape” and Partner at FirstMark Capital, joins Joe Reis, CEO of Ternary Data and Monday Morning Data Chat podcast host, and Databand.ai Co-Founder & CEO, Josh Benamram, to discuss the explosion of data tooling, the creation of data observability as a new category, and what’s next in innovation and data engineering. What old problems have we solved? What new problems are emerging? What’s ahead in the next 5 years?
Joe Reis is a “recovering data scientist”, CEO of Ternary Data, and a business-minded data nerd who’s worked in the data industry for 20 years, with responsibilities ranging from statistical modeling, forecasting, machine learning, data engineering, data architecture, and almost everything else in between. He’s the host of the popular data show and podcast, the Monday Morning Data Chat, interviews data celebrities on The Data Nerd Herd, and runs several popular meetups, including The Utah Data Engineering Meetup and SLC Python. Joe also teaches at the University of Utah and is the co-author of the upcoming O’Reilly book, The Fundamentals of Data Engineering. When he’s not busy running a company, teaching, or creating content, Joe often finds himself rock climbing or trail running in the mountains around Salt Lake City, Utah.
Josh is Co-Founder and CEO at Databand.ai. He started his career in the finance world, working as an analyst at a quant investment firm called SIG. He then worked as an analyst at Bessemer Venture Partners, where he focused on data and ML company investments. Just prior to founding Databand, he was a product manager at Sisense, a big data analytics company. He started Databand with his two co-founders to help engineers deliver reliable, trusted data products.