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Ep. #8, Defining the Data Scientist with Josh Wills of WeaveGrid
October 20, 2021

with Josh Wills

In episode 8 of The Right Track, Stef speaks with Josh Wills of WeaveGrid. They address common misconceptions about data and product analytics, tips for hiring data product managers, and many invaluable lessons Josh has learned from his time at companies like Slack, Google, and Cloudera.

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Ep. #7, Data Translators with Benn Stancil of Mode
August 18, 2021

with Benn Stancil

In episode 7 of The Right Track, Stef speaks with Benn Stancil of Mode. They discuss the value of analytics for the end user, the emerging role of analytics engineer, building and maintaining data trust, and tactics for optimizing data teams.

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Ep. #6, Domain Expertise with Laurie Voss of Netlify
August 4, 2021

with Laurie Voss

In episode 6 of The Right Track, Stef Olafsdottir speaks with Laurie Voss of Netlify. They discuss the roles in modern data teams, how Netlify uses data, insights on early data hires, and whether or not self-serve analytics will ever work.

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Ep. #5, Intangible Metrics with Elena Dyachkova of Peloton
July 21, 2021

with Elena Dyachkova

In episode 5 of The Right Track, Stef is joined by Elena Dyachkova of Peloton. They discuss the intersection of fitness and data, as well as the tools Peloton uses for data management, governance, and analytics.

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Ep. #4, Data Stewardship with Claire Armstrong of Fender
May 26, 2021

with Claire Armstrong

In episode 4 of The Right Track, Stef speaks with Claire Armstrong of Fender. They unpack the digital products Claire’s overseen at Fender, how her career has interwoven her passions for both music and tech, and tactics for approaching data with user empathy in mind.

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Ep. #3, Data Custodianship with Nick Threapleton of Culture Amp
May 5, 2021

with Nick Threapleton

In episode 3 of The Right Track, Stef is joined by Nick Threapleton of Culture Amp. They discuss tactics for building data cultures, Nick’s journey from marketing analytics to product analytics, and empowering teams to use data in their work.

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Ep. #2, Data Literacy with Maura Church of Patreon
April 21, 2021

with Maura Church

In episode 2 of The Right Track, Stef speaks with Maura Church of Patreon. They examine data literacy within orgs, the democratization of data science, and tactics for integrating data scientists into product teams.

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Ep. #1, Trusting Data with John Cutler of Amplitude
April 5, 2021

with John Cutler

In this debut episode of The Right Track, Stef Olafsdottir of Avo speaks with John Cutler of Amplitude. They discuss the growing proximity of product teams to customers, managing organizational inertia, and building better data cultures.

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Ep. #0, Subscribe to The Right Track
April 5, 2021

Welcome to The Right Track, the podcast for people building data cultures. We’ll hear from leaders in engineering, product, and data, as they share their frustrating and inspiring stories on building the best products for their customers by mastering outcome-driven development, self-serve analytics, and great data culture. The Right Track is hosted by Stefanía Ólafsdóttir, […]