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A podcast Series With SAM RAMji

E4 Jocelyn Goldfein, Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners

​​​​​​Dealing with data hyperabundance, solving economic problems for businesses and changing lives for the better. Tune-in to Managing Director at Zetta Venture Partners, Jocelyn Goldfein as she and Sam have a discussion around engineering leadership, organizational graph structures, and productization of AI.

What can we learn from cloud-native development and how can we share that with developers, engineers, product owners, and product managers of the new world?

Sam Ramji interviews open source innovators who are shaping the future of open source data, open source software, data on Kubernetes, data in DevOps, data in AI, and much more.

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Available Episodes

Karen JEAN-FRANCOIS
S1 E10

Data Analytics: Hard Skills vs Soft Skills and the Gift of Thinking Different with Karen Jean-Francois

With Guest: Karen JEAN-FRANCOIS, Senior Data Analyst at Cardlytics, Host & Producer of Women in Data Podcast

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Margot Gerritsen
S1 E9

Global Connectivity: Share and Democratize Through Open Data with Margot Gerritsen

With Guest: Margot Gerritsen, Stanford Professor and Co-Founder / Director of WiDS

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Patrick McFadin
S1 E8

From DBA to SRE: 2021 Predictions for Data on Kubernetes with Patrick McFadin

With Guest: Patrick McFadin, VP, Developer Relations, DataStax

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Stephen Jacobs
S1 E7

Open Source’s Impact in Academia with Open@RIT's Stephen Jacobs

With Guest: Stephen Jacobs, Director at Open@RT

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Upcoming Episodes

Eric Brewer & Melody Meckfessel
Coming August 5 S2 E5

The Coming Decade of Data: Cloud-Native, Open-Source, and Collaborative

With Guest: Eric Brewer & Melody Meckfessel,

Elena Samuylova
Coming August 19 S2 E6

ML Model Monitoring with Elena Samuylova

With Guest: Elena Samuylova, Co-Founder and CEO at Evidently AI

Podcast Guests

Sam Ramji is Chief Strategy Officer at DataStax. Sam led Kubernetes and DevOps product management for Google Cloud, founded the Cloud Foundry foundation, has helped build two multi-billion dollar markets (API Management at Apigee and Enterprise Service Bus at BEA Systems) and redefined Microsoft’s open source and Linux strategy from “extinguish” to “embrace”. He is nerdy about open source, platform economics, middleware, and cloud computing with an emphasis on developer experience and enterprise software.