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Ever wonder how your favorite businesses use data to optimize their strategies? Each week on Deciding by Data, serial entrepreneurs Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview business leaders about how numbers drive decisions at their companies. This podcast is sponsored by Indicative, the leading behavioral analytics platform.

Ever wonder how your favorite businesses use data to optimize their strategies? Each week on Deciding by Data, serial entrepreneurs Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview business leaders about how numbers drive decisions at their companies. This podcast is sponsored by Indicative, the leading behavioral analytics platform.

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United States

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Ever wonder how your favorite businesses use data to optimize their strategies? Each week on Deciding by Data, serial entrepreneurs Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview business leaders about how numbers drive decisions at their companies. This podcast is sponsored by Indicative, the leading behavioral analytics platform.

Language:

English


Episodes

Never Do Laundry Again: How Rent the Runway is Creating a ‘Closet in the Cloud’

7/30/2018
Rent the Runway is a business that’s dressed as a fashion company but has the bones of a tech startup. Their service allows customers to rent clothes for special occasions or everyday wear. Rent the Runway aspires to give customers the freedom to create a ‘closet in the cloud’ — receiving a rotating wardrobe of outfits that suit their style. Data drives all of the company’s operations — from personalizing recommendations, to efficiently dry cleaning and shipping clothes to customers. On this...

Duration:00:27:17

Using Data to Work Smarter, Not Harder: Lessons from Collective[i] CEO Tad Martin

5/31/2018
When Tad Martin first joined Overstock.com in 2000, he entered a company with a lot of valuable data waiting to be used, but lacking the technology to use it. As COO, Tad led a lengthy and pricey big data overhaul to get the company up to speed. After he left Overstock, Tad wanted to empower other organizations to harness the power of big data in an easier way. He started Collective[i] for a profession that he thought was underserved in big data solutions: sales professionals. Using...

Duration:00:25:13

Why Finding Your ‘Career Fit’ Is Better Than Your Dream Job, featuring The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew

5/2/2018
Kathryn Minshew didn't know what she wanted to do with her life, so she created a company to help others figure out their career fit. Minshew is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Muse, a careers platform that lets candidates peek into companies before they apply through photos and videos. Companies pay to have profiles on The Muse to stand out from competitors on text-heavy job boards and source candidates who understand their values before they step through the door. In this episode, we...

Duration:00:29:02

Live Interview: What the Internet Can Teach Us About the Real World, with Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman

4/8/2018
Scott Heiferman created Meetup in 2002 to "use the Internet to get people off of the Internet." Now, over 35 million members use the platform to meet nearby people with similar interests. At the end of 2017, WeWork — the company best known for its trendy co-working spaces — acquired Meetup. In this live podcast recording at the UX + Data Meetup, we explore: -Heiferman's time as a McDonald's employee. -The lessons from the Internet that Meetup applies offline. -How Meetup measures its impact....

Duration:00:37:05

Can Data Build the Perfect Pizza Shop? Featuring Olo CEO Noah Glass

3/21/2018
One day in 2003, Noah Glass was fed up with waiting in line for coffee. There must be a better way, he thought. Today, he is the Founder and CEO of Olo, which provides order-ahead technology for 200 restaurant brands, including sweetgreen, Chipotle and Shake Shack, across 40,000 locations. Olo has raised over $63 million and says that when brands add digital ordering to their restaurants, they see on average a 25 percent increase in ticket size. In this episode, we explore: -How delivery is...

Duration:00:31:04

Your AI-Powered Assistant Has You Covered: A Futuristic Conversation with x.ai CEO Dennis Mortensen

3/7/2018
X.ai has raised $44 million to tackle a really big small problem: scheduling emails. You might have encountered one of their AI-powered assistants without even knowing it. When emailing to set up a meeting, a user simply copies amy@x.ai or andrew@x.ai to take over the logistics. These bots process natural language in order to set up a meeting the way a human assistant would — but for much less money. On this episode, Dennis Mortensen, the CEO and Co-Founder of x.ai, talks about what a future...

Duration:00:52:02

How ClassPass is Disrupting the Fitness Industry with Data, Featuring Founder Payal Kadakia

2/19/2018
Payal Kadakia created a business that is transforming the way people work out. But that’s not what she first set out to do — she got there by following the data. When Payal created Classtivity in 2011, she wanted to provide a way for adults to rekindle their love for old hobbies and easily find and book classes online. After analyzing customer feedback and platform usage, Kadakia pivoted the company to launch a new platform called ClassPass. Today, ClassPass has facilitated over 40 million...

Duration:00:33:53

Building a Community Around Data at MongoDB, with Senior Director of Sales Operations Meghan Gill

2/6/2018
As employee No. 8 and the first non-technical hire at MongoDB, Meghan Gill was charged with growing a community around the open source database. On this episode, she dives into how she launched many of the company's first demand generation programs, and how she helped the sales process evolve to target enterprise decision-makers. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren Feiner and Esmeralda Martinez. Our music is "Is That You Or Are You You" by Chris Zabriskie. This podcast is...

Duration:00:22:44

Unlocking New Markets with Data and Machine Learning, as told by Smartling CEO Jack Welde

1/23/2018
Jack Welde helps companies make more money by speaking their customers' language — literally. Welde is the Co-Founder and CEO of Smartling, a disruptive translation services company that uses a combination of human and machine translation to help companies enter new markets faster. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren Feiner and Esmeralda Martinez. Our music is "Is That You Or Are You You" by Chris Zabriskie. This podcast is sponsored by Indicative, the leading behavioral analytics...

Duration:00:44:01

Is Entrepreneurship in Your DNA? Featuring Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi

1/7/2018
Can we boil down an entrepreneur’s future success to their DNA? Adeo Ressi, Founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, says yes. This startup accelerator determines acceptance into its prestigious launch program in part based on a series of psychometric tests they claim to determine if a candidate has “Entrepreneur DNA.” On the show, we find out how it really works. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren Feiner and Esmeralda Martinez. Our music is "Is That You Or Are You You" by Chris...

Duration:00:35:31

The Big Data Behind Short URLs, with Bitly CEO Mark Josephson

12/16/2017
You probably know Bitly as those short links you see on social media. But Bitly's real business revolves around Big Data. On this episode, co-hosts Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview Bitly CEO Mark Josephson about how the company's short links reach billions of users each month. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren Feiner and Esmeralda Martinez. Our music is "Is That You Or Are You You" by Chris Zabriskie. This podcast is sponsored by Indicative, the leading behavioral...

Duration:00:24:42

How Big Data and AI Will Change Your Life, According to Matt Turck of FirstMark Capital

11/21/2017
Will Artificial Intelligence lead to a third world war? Can Big Data cure cancer? Co-hosts Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy learn the answers to these questions in an interview with Matt Turck, Managing Director at FirstMark Capital, who invests in Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning startups. Matt also runs monthly events, Data Driven NYC and Hardwired NYC. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren Feiner and Esmeralda Martinez. Our music is "Is That You Or Are You...

Duration:00:32:35

How Analytics is Shaking Up Angel Investing, with Gust CEO David S. Rose

11/12/2017
David S. Rose, one of the most prominent angel investors in New York, says angel investing is about to change for good. David has founded half a dozen companies, but his latest, Gust, is a SaaS platform connecting entrepreneurs to early-stage investors. In this first episode of Deciding by Data, serial entrepreneurs Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy, co-founders of Indicative, interview David S. Rose about how data is transforming investing. This episode was produced and edited by Lauren...

Duration:00:31:51

Coming Soon: Deciding by Data

11/8/2017
Ever wonder how the world’s most innovative companies make decisions? In this new podcast series, serial entrepreneurs and Indicative co-founders Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview business leaders about how they use data to guide their companies. Subscribe today to be the first to get the inside scoop on the magic behind successful businesses. Sign-up for our newsletter to be notified of our weekly episodes and the latest data news: https://goo.gl/forms/dJFKiGDhkk7pG0g42 Follow us...

Duration:00:00:42