Randy Holloway joined Microsoft in 2004, and brings with him deep experiences working with global businesses, and leading private cloud and public cloud specialty teams. Now, as the leader of the Intelligent Cloud solutions team in the Southwest, his focus is centered around helping customers transform, adopt solutions, and creating an internal culture that drives business outcomes. Randy has the look and feel of a true visionary, and his excitement around building technology that focuses on creating tremendous business impact, while also delivering novel business models, makes this episode a must listen!
Today's chat features Arleen Abarquez, a digital advisor with Microsoft Digital - a customer facing team at Microsoft that helps big businesses re-invent themselves in the digital age. Arleen brings with her 30 years of experience in the technology industry, and her ability to understand large and strategic initiatives central to how businesses operate, and her ability to help businesses see through to their digital vision & journey, are the focal points of her success.
Alexandre Delarue, a Sr. Solution Architect on the Data & AI enterprise team at Microsoft, joins us for a deep conversation around unblocking seemingly impossible challenges, as fast as possible, and with as little resources as possible. In the ever evolving world of data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and deep learning, quick thinking, robust learning frameworks, and ambitious philosophies are the key to driving a business's competitive edge. Alex shares his secret sauce for high performance problem solving, the "Awesome Minimum".
In this episode, Kevin Leffew, blockchain subject matter expert at Microsoft, joins us as we dive deep into the details about how blockchain is being used in businesses today, and what business leaders from operations to finance should be thinking about as they develop their digital strategy and continue to evolve organizations into data driven businesses.
With all the hype and buzz around machine cognition and artificial intelligence (AI), it's hard for business leaders to decide how to adopt AI, let alone plan to embrace it through technological and cultural change within the business. In this episode of The Data Binge Podcast, Tony Abell, Data Solutions Architect for Microsoft, joins us to answer the tough questions around AI and what businesses should really be looking for as they prepare their digital strategies for a new era of technology.