The Syniti Podcast Series is designed to explore the potential of data through thoughtful discussions with the world’s leading practitioners, experts, and pioneers in data. The podcasts series exists to uncover and discuss global trends in data management, data transformation, Mergers, Acquisition & Divestitures, and data strategy. The collection features the CEO TO CEO Podcast Series welcoming CEOs from leading corporations who explore data strategies to support Mergers, Acquisition & Divestitures, and the role of data in ensuring value optimization on all transactions. Additional series include the CDO TO CDO series, the CFO to CFO series, and more.
CDO TO CDO: Binu Varghese - Episode 9
Binu Varghese, Global Data and Analytics Leader at Carrier, along with Chris Knerr, Global Digital Officer at Syniti, discuss the evolution of data and analytics platforms through the years and the various challenges brought by the advancements in data and digital technology. Binu detailed the different generations of platforms and the complexity of setting up and managing these platforms.
CDO TO CDO: Ray Deiotte - Episode 8
(USA and Canada) Ray Deiotte, Chief Data Officer - Global Healthcare and Life Sciences at NetApp, along with Chris Knerr, Chief Digital Officer at Syniti, discuss the challenges of generating and consuming real-time data and acting on it. Streaming data underscores the need for agile governance model to be able to adapt rapidly to the changes in the market.
CEO TO CEO: Larry Kihlstadius - Episode 14
This week’s guest is Larry Kihlstadius, Vistage Chair, and coach to many CEOs. Vistage is the world-leading peer-to-peer CEO advisory organization with over 24,000 senior executive members. Vistage provides guidance to CEO and Executive peer boards to help senior executives make better decisions, ask better questions, and grow both themselves and their companies. Prior to joining Vistage, Larry was an accomplished human resources and recruiting executive at several prominent companies including Accenture, Impellam, and Kinetix.
CDO TO CDO: Ken Dunn - Episode 7
(USA and Canada) Ken Dunn, Managing Director and Chief Data Officer Consultant at DataVital.us along with Chris Knerr, Chief Digital Officer at Syniti, discuss how data must be utilized in the strategic planning process and its connection to the KPI and business outcomes.
CEO TO CEO: Andy Zimmerman - Episode 13
This week Kevin sits down with Andy Zimmerman, president of frog design, one of the world’s leading design and innovation firms. Prior to joining frog, he was the managing director of Accenture New Businesses, where he launched the Accenture Interactive and Mobility businesses that make up the majority of what is now Accenture Digital. Previously, he was a managing director at idealab, one of the first and most successful incubators, and the global managing partner for ebusiness at PwC.
CDO TO CDO: Wendy Batchelder - Episode 6
(USA and Canada) Wendy Batchelder, Chief Data Officer at VMWare together with Chris Knerr, Chief Digital Officer at Syniti, talk about Wendy's journey of becoming the first Chief Data Officer of VMWare, and her vision of driving business efficiency and cost-saving strategies.