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SANTA CLARA, Calif. – March 16, 2021 DataStax today announced the second season of the Inspired Execution podcast. Inspired Execution features global technology leaders on their journeys to scaling multi-billion dollar businesses while inspiring their teams. Each episode will focus on recurring themes conveyed through guest's stories including customer experiences, speed & agility, education, and cultivating diverse & inclusive environments.

In the first episode of season two, host Chet Kapoor, DataStax Chairman and CEO, sits down with Jacqueline Guichelaar, Group Chief Information Officer at Cisco, to discuss how Cisco is scaling its infrastructure to meet user experiences and power modern data apps. 

"I am honored to speak with tech leaders who work hard every day to inspire their teams while building data-driven businesses with velocity and scale. It’s not an easy task. My hope is that we inspire the next generation of leaders and help solve challenges as they modernize their industries," said Chet Kapoor.

Fresh off its successful inaugural season that featured executives from AT&T, Banco Santander, FedEx, Home Depot, and T-Mobile, the second season of Inspired Execution continues with an impressive line-up of guests from many of the world's largest enterprises across the technology, financial services, education, and travel industries.

Coming up, Kapoor will be joined by Ravi Radhakrishnan, Chief Information Officer of Commercial Banking and Corporate and Investment Banking at Wells Fargo, on Tuesday, March 23 and Piyush Gupta, CEO of DBS Bank, on Tuesday, March 30.

Other Inspired Execution season two guests include:

The podcast series is available on, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Spotify.

Listen to the first episode of season two to find out how to inspire your team!

Click to Tweet: Season 2 of #InspiredExecution premiers today! @DataStax Chairman and CEO @ChetKapoor sits down with @JacquiGF12 of @Cisco to discuss how they're scaling their infrastructure to meet modern user experiences.


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