Today we are talking to Derek Knudsen, the CTO at Alterx. And we discuss the future of making machine learning more accessible, optimizing engineering teams to be successful, and a unique take on the skills necessary to navigate your way to the top of an organization.
All of this, right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
Derek is the chief technology officer of Alteryx, responsible for all technology and technology initiatives at the company, including Engineering and IT. Derek brings more than 20 years of experience helping companies leverage technology for strategic advantage, as well as leading technology organizations as they scale for growth.
Before joining Alteryx, Derek was a partner with Credera, focused on technology and business strategy. Derek also worked at Irvine Company where he was a divisional CIO, responsible for the technology and digital transformation of their largest business, Irvine Company Apartments. Derek has also held a variety of roles at Avanade, including chief technology officer, vice president of corporate strategy and director of engineering. Derek also served as solution architect at Accenture, focused on architecting digital transformation solutions for Fortune 500 companies. Derek holds a MBA from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona.
Revolutionizing business through data science and analytics, Alteryx offers an end-to-end analytics platform, which empowers data analysts and scientists alike to break data barriers, deliver insights, and experience the thrill of getting to the answer faster. Organizations all over the world rely on Alteryx daily to deliver actionable insights. For more information visit www.alteryx.com.
Alteryx, Inc. is headquartered in Irvine (CA), and has 13 additional global offices: San Mateo (CA), Broomfield (CO), Dallas (TX), and Chicago (IL), Toronto (CAN), London (UK), Copenhagen (DK), Paris, Munich (DE), Prague (CZ), Tokyo, Singapore, and Sydney (AU).
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