39 episodes

Decisions have to be made on tight deadlines, often with imperfect information. Truth Be Known tells the stories about the messy work that goes into these decisions, and how modern leaders seek truth in an uncertain world. Each episode features a short story and an interview with a senior technology leader. They explain the ideas, processes, and mountains of data that inform their decisions.

Truth Be Known Talend

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Decisions have to be made on tight deadlines, often with imperfect information. Truth Be Known tells the stories about the messy work that goes into these decisions, and how modern leaders seek truth in an uncertain world. Each episode features a short story and an interview with a senior technology leader. They explain the ideas, processes, and mountains of data that inform their decisions.

    How to Unlock Your Business's Full Potential Through Data with Nasim Khoshkhou, SVP of Analytics and Data at Synchrony

    How to Unlock Your Business's Full Potential Through Data with Nasim Khoshkhou, SVP of Analytics and Data at Synchrony

    This episode features an interview with Nasim Khoshkhou, SVP of Analytics and Data at Synchrony, a premier financial services company with one of the industry’s most complete digitally enabled product suites.

    At Synchrony, Nasim is responsible for driving data-driven decision making across the organization as well as leading both the analytics team as well as the business insights and solutions team. Prior to Synchrony, Nasim spent 12 years at Argus Information and Advisory Services where she started as an Analyst and worked up to become President of Argus Portfolio Management.

    In this episode, Nasim discusses her top three priorities as a data leader, personalizing the user experience through data and AI, and how to be a strategic partner to the business so that you’re delivering more than just the baseline.

    • 26 min
    How AI Can Save Lives with Navid Alipour, Founder/CEO of AI Med Global

    How AI Can Save Lives with Navid Alipour, Founder/CEO of AI Med Global

    This episode features an interview with Navid Alipour, founder and CEO of AI Med Global. AI Med Global is focused on Artificial Intelligence Technology that improves healthcare and helps save lives. It’s made up of two companies Navid co-founded: CureMetrix and CureMatch.

    Navid is a long-time entrepreneur in the AI space with an emphasis on combining AI and the life sciences, known as Wellness Science. He seeks to identify scientists and domain experts that solve massive pain problems to take to market by building brand new companies.

    In this episode, Navid describes AI’s role in medical imaging to detect cancer with more certainty, and using AI in precision medicine to match patients to personalized cancer therapies. Navid also talks about responsible use of data and how doctors can save valuable time with new technologies.

    • 34 min
    Building a Data-Driven Future Through Trust, Governance and Defense with Mayank Goel, VP of Financial Crimes Compliance, Data Management and Governance at MUFG

    Building a Data-Driven Future Through Trust, Governance and Defense with Mayank Goel, VP of Financial Crimes Compliance, Data Management and Governance at MUFG

    This episode features an interview with Mayank Goel, VP of Financial Crimes Compliance, Data Management and Governance at MUFG. MUFG is one of the world’s leading financial groups, with over 360 years of history and a global network.

    As a data governance risk manager, Mayank works in a second line of defense to mitigate risks and solve data problems. With over 13 years in the industry, he can make data tell a story that helps clients make decisions.

    In this episode, Mayank describes the three-line defense model for bank risk. He also emphasizes the importance of trusting data, defining policies and procedures, and knowing your business objectives.

    • 27 min
    Using Data to Build Higher Value Business Relationships with Daniel Marovitz, SVP of Booking.com’s Fintech Unit

    Using Data to Build Higher Value Business Relationships with Daniel Marovitz, SVP of Booking.com’s Fintech Unit

    This episode features an interview with Daniel Marovitz, Senior Vice President of Booking.com’s recently established Fintech unit. You probably know Booking.com as one of the world’s leading digital travel companies, with over 28 million accommodation listings, including homes, apartments and other unique places to stay.

    There, Daniel is responsible for facilitating easy and seamless access to Booking.com’s marketplace across borders and currencies. Over his more-than 20-year career, Daniel has established himself as a global leader in data. He served as co-founder and CEO of software startup Buzzumi, which has since been acquired by F1000.com. He has also held leadership positions at Deutsche Bank, Gateway, and iVillage, which he helped take public in 1999.

    On this episode, Daniel discusses how he used data visualization to better understand client relationships and improve conversion rates, Booking.com’s approach to data experiments, and how they’re facilitating their cloud migration.

    • 37 min
    “What Does the Data Say?”: Earning Trust as a Data Professional with Anita Gandhi, VP of Analytics at SmileDirectClub

    “What Does the Data Say?”: Earning Trust as a Data Professional with Anita Gandhi, VP of Analytics at SmileDirectClub

    This episode features an interview with Anita Gandhi, Vice President of Analytics at SmileDirectClub, leaders in oral care and creators of the first telehealth platform for orthodontia. Anita has been with SmileDirectClub since 2019. Prior to SDC, she served as Head of Analytics at FreshDirect. On this episode, Anita talks about how she would rework the data structure at SmileDirect Club if she could start fresh, enabling data self-service among the SDC analysts, and how she helps strengthen her analytics team.

    • 32 min
    Welcome to Our New Host, Faisal Khan!

    Welcome to Our New Host, Faisal Khan!

    This is a special episode in which Rob passes the torch to our new host, Faisal Khan.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

HuskyRusky52 ,

Awesome podcast, very insightful!

Awesome podcast, very insightful!

B_Dow_Wilson ,

Great Interviews. Great stories.

This show has really great interviews and interesting stories. Great stuff from the team at Talend!

Ian Faison ,

Great questions!

I love the format of this show! Really cool to hear how quickly they get into a deep conversation. Great work Lauren!

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