The Data Standard

The Data Standard Audio Experience with Christopher Bergh from DataKitchen
Christopher Bergh, CEO & Head Chef at DataKitchen, joins The Data Standard to discuss DataKitchen’s story.

Episode Summary

On this week’s episode of the Data Standard Audio Experience, we talk with Chris Bergh, the CEO and head chef at Data Kitchen. DataKitchen’s mission is to provide the software, service, and knowledge that makes it possible for every data and analytics team to realize their full potential with DataOps.

Highlights from this week’s episode include:

Chris’ background and how the lessons learned in the Peace Corps and at NASA apply to him today
Why AI left Chris feeling like a jilted lover
Most projects that people do in data analytics fail
Three things that DataOps focuses on
Comparing and contrasting DevOps and DataOps
The types of data that DataKitchen handles and building a product or a service around DataOps
Fixing problems at the source instead of just offering a tool to slightly improve things downstream
Where we are at in the process of how companies are going to run on data

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.

Christopher Bergh

CEO & Head Chef at DataKitchen
Christopher Bergh is the CEO and Head Chef at DataKitchen. Chris has more than 30 years of research, software engineering, data analytics, and executive management experience. At various points in his career, he has been a COO, CTO, VP, and Director of engineering. Chris has an M.S. from Columbia University and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chris is a recognized expert on DataOps. He is the co-author of the ‘DataOps Cookbook” and the “DataOps Manifesto,” and a speaker on DataOps at many industry conferences and with other media outlets. Chris began his career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory and NASA Ames Research Center. There he created software and algorithms that provided aircraft arrival optimization at several major airports in the United States. Chris served as a Peace Corps Volunteer Math Teacher in Botswana, Africa.