The DATA Podcast
Boston Red Sox - Data on and off the Field (ft. Jon Hay)

Boston Red Sox - Data on and off the Field (ft. Jon Hay)

September 15, 2021

Jon Hay is the Vice President of Data, Analytics, and Intelligence at the Boston Red Sox. Jon speaks about his start in baseball analytics on the field, and his transition to strategic data for the many touch points between the Red Sox team and its fans. Learn how an organization like the Red Sox can manage all its data and reporting needs, and some advice to budding data scientists from Jon. 

Fully Immersive Environments in a Digital World (ft. Ethan Berg)

Fully Immersive Environments in a Digital World (ft. Ethan Berg)

June 3, 2021

Ethan Berg is the founder and CEO of Agora World, an up-and-coming virtual platform bringing immersive digital environments to any laptop. After hosting the Diversitech Summit Virtual Career Fair, Agora World has kept up its momentum in the virtual event space. This past week, Agora hosted the official kickoff to Philly Tech Week. Learn more about the future of online events with our episode with Ethan.

The Future of Real Estate - Tokenization (ft. Stephan Rind)

The Future of Real Estate - Tokenization (ft. Stephan Rind)

April 13, 2021

Stephan Rind is the founder and CEO of BrickMark, a company revolutionizing real estate through security tokenization. Stephan speaks about BrickMark's $140 million securitization of 52 Bahnhofstrasse, one of the most well-known real estate districts in the world, the impending wave of legislation around the new digital economy, and why security tokens are the future of real estate investing.

Data Security and Building the New Economy (ft. Dr. “Sandy” Pentland)

Data Security and Building the New Economy (ft. Dr. “Sandy” Pentland)

March 18, 2021

Dr. "Sandy" Pentland speaks on the state of digital privacy and how data co-operatives can bring about a more secure future for everyone. He also describes MIT Connection Science's work in establishing digital currencies around the world and its TradeCoin framework. 

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (ft. Jackie Peszynski)

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions (ft. Jackie Peszynski)

January 16, 2021

Jackie Peszynski, Northeastern alum, discusses her professional journey from student to decision scientist and all the co-ops and internships in between.

Curiosity and Current Events (ft. Professor Koen Pauwels)

Curiosity and Current Events (ft. Professor Koen Pauwels)

December 20, 2020

 

Distinguished Professor Koen Pauwels introduces listeners to quantitative research and provides his take on United Airlines’ decision to eliminate change fees for good.

Welcome to the DATA Initiative (ft. Professor Kwong Chan)

Welcome to the DATA Initiative (ft. Professor Kwong Chan)

November 13, 2020
The DATA Initiative’s Executive Director Kwong Chan introduces listeners to the growing organization and its many branches to drive student, faculty, and company involvement.
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