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Satyen Sangani: We’re Still in the Dark Ages of Data

Satyen Sangani
Satyen Sangani
Co-Founder and CEO
March 1, 2022

Satyen Sangani, Co-Founder and CEO at Alation, joins World of DaaS host Auren Hoffman. Auren and Satyen discuss the importance of data literacy and ways for the private and public sectors to increase data literacy globally. They also break down key trends in the data science world and how powerful new innovation in the past few years is accelerating growth in the data industry.

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Gabe Rogol: A Masterclass in Demand Gen

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Richard Haass: Why We Need More Global Coordination

Richard Haass, President of the Council on Foreign Relations talks with World of DaaS host Auren Hoffman. Richard previously served as Director of Policy Planning for the US State Department,  was President George W. Bush's special envoy to Northern Ireland and Coordinator for the Future of Afghanistan, and is the author of 14 books,  most recently of "The World: A Brief Introduction".

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