The Data Standard

Data Standard Audio Experience with Kevin M Lewis
Host Catherine Tao speaks with Kevin M Lewis, Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Teradata, on the issues which chief data officers come across and how to find solutions to them

Episode Summary

In this episode of The Data Standard, our Data Scientist Catherina Tao talks to the Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Teradata, Kevin Lewis, about the role of Chief Data Officers.

Kevin shares golden nuggets from his long experience of working as a data advisor for large enterprises. The two talk about Lewis’ article called “Six Crucial Refinements to Conventional Wisdom About Data Strategy,” where he explains the role of Chief Data Officers and how it fits into the overall data strategy.

Kevin talks about how new Chief Data Officers struggle with new tasks, why they have issues, and the best practices to overcome them. He also talks about the current industry standards in the Data Industry, what companies and partners expect, and how CDO’s can prepare for what awaits them.

Practical and actionable knowledge is essential for this role and Kevin shares his concepts of “Overcorrection” and “The Wild Wild West” that summarize his thoughts and experience in the data strategy world.

Meet the Hosts

Catherine Tao

Data scientist at The Data Standard
Catherine Tao is a tech enthusiast looking for new methods for building connections with businesses around the world. Her extensive knowledge of data science allowed her to develop new solutions and implement them into existing ecosystems. She is currently working as a Data scientist and Exclusive Podcast Producer at The Data Standard.

Kevin M Lewis

Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Teradata
Kevin M Lewis is successfully the Director of Data Strategy and Governance at Teradata for 13 years. He has rich experience in helping large enterprises with analytics programs and data analysis approaches to improve organizational effectiveness throughout the business lifecycle.