ElevateData: Unpacking the Data Stack

Last week, we hosted our fourth (and last) ElevateData event of a tumultuous 2020. We brought data leaders together from companies like Etsy, Poshmark, LinkedIn, Udacity, Unravel Data, Bitly, SVB, and Zscaler to delve into what is working and what isn’t within the data stack. The early conversation was focused on Data Democratization, BI Tools,Continue reading “ElevateData: Unpacking the Data Stack”

ElevateData: COVIData and Beyond

For the past two years, we’ve brought members of ElevateData together over dinner each quarter to discuss the latest events and trends, to share practical knowledge, and to predict what the future holds for the world of data. Due to the special circumstances of 2020 and thanks to Zoom, we took ElevateData virtual for theContinue reading “ElevateData: COVIData and Beyond”

The State of Data – A Recap of the Q1 2020 ElevateData Dinner

Last week we kicked off our ElevateData dinner series for 2020 with our traditional first event of the year, The State of Data. Despite concerns of Covid-19 and increasing financial volatility, we were joined in San Francisco by data executives representing companies like KeepTruckin, Metromile, United Healthcare, Lime, Ethos, Salesforce, Torodata, Layer9, DataCoral, and SVB.Continue reading “The State of Data – A Recap of the Q1 2020 ElevateData Dinner”

Looking Beyond the Hype of Machine Learning – A Recap of the Q4 2019 ElevateData Dinner

Last week, we hosted an ElevateData dinner, the last 2019 gathering in the series that unites Data Leaders to delve into hop topics in the industry. Just in time for driving New Year’s resolutions, we focused on a headline-generating buzzword and a top-of-mind topic for businesses: Machine Learning (ML). Given the continued commotion around thisContinue reading “Looking Beyond the Hype of Machine Learning – A Recap of the Q4 2019 ElevateData Dinner”

Welcome to the ElevateData Blog!

Welcome to the ElevateData blog! ElevateData is an initiative started by Alex Choy, Director at Silicon Valley Bank, Barkha Saxena, Chief Data Officer at Poshmark, and Oren Yunger, Investor at GGV Capital. The mission of this initiative is to scale practical knowledge sharing among data leaders in an environment that fosters open and lively discussions inContinue reading “Welcome to the ElevateData Blog!”