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Building Effective Data Teams

Key Takeaways:
  • Learn who to hire for your data team and what skills to watch out for.
  • Learn how to integrate your data team with the rest of the business.
  • Learn best practices for processes and workflows to maximize the productivity and effectiveness of your team.
Wednesday, July 3 11AM ET
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The impact of data teams varies dramatically from business to business. You can't just hire a group of data people and expect magic to happen. You need to hire the right people with the right skills, make sure their work is aligned to business goals, and develop processes to keep them productive and effective.

In this session, Pamela, Director of Data Quality and Integrity at Warner Bros. Discovery, and Tarush Aggarwal, CEO at 5x, will guide you through on creating a data team that will get you real results. You'll discover an optimal hiring strategy, how to integrate the data team with the broader  business, and methods to maximize team productivity and business impact.

Presenter Bio

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Pamela ZirpoliDirector of Data Quality & Integrity at Warner Bros. Discovery

Pamela has over fifteen years of experience in building and managing many data teams, with functions spanning data engineering to business intelligence. She has mentored dozens of data practitioners, transformed processes and workflows, and led her teams to business success. Previously, she was Director of Business Intelligence at Warner Bros. Discovery and is a Board Member of Women of WBD.

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Tarush AggarwalCEO at 5X

Tarush runs 5X, a full-stack data platform. He has built, managed, and scaled many data engineering, data analysis, and machine learning teams. He is also a columnist for The Data Scientist magazine and an advisor for the International Institute for Analytics. Previously he was Head of Platform for China Technology at WeWork, Head of Data and Analytics at Wyng, and an early data engineer at Salesforce.

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