Alation Hires New CDO

Alation, a prominent enterprise data catalog provider, has appointed company co-founder Aaron Kalb as its first CDO. The company has also tapped Stephanie McReynolds as senior VP of marketing. Nick Ismail filed this report in Information Age: As CDO, Kalb will lead a...

Alteryx Hires New CDO

Alan Jacobson, former director of global analytics at Ford Motor, has been hired as the newest Chief Data and Analytics Officer of Alteryx. Jacobson will be asked to lead Alteryx’s data initiatives and to preside over the company’s planned digital transformation. Here...

SurveyMonkey VP Becomes Flexport CDO

Mehmet Goker, a former VP of Data for SurveyMonkey, has joined freight forwarder Flexport as its new CDO. Here is an excerpt form a post published on MRWeb: San Francisco-based Flexport moves freight globally by air, ocean, rail and truck, and its purpose built...

GDPR Rules Have Not Improved Data Governance

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was supposed to change the game. Yet a recent study by Varonis Systems reveals that data governance may have actually gotten worse. Paul Gillin asserts that the GDPR has not had much impact on data...