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“Data Warrior” Kent Graziano Joins DataOps Advisory Board

LONDON, February 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — DataOps.livethe Londona software company based in helping organizations more effectively build and manage their mission-critical data applications and data products, is thrilled to announce that Kent Graziano has joined its advisory board with immediate effect.

Known as “The Data Warrior”, Kent is an award-winning thought leader, author and speaker. A semi-retired Snowflake Data Cloud and Data Vault evangelist, he is a Data Vault Master, Knight of the Oaktable Network, Oracle ACE Director (Alumni), and Grandmaster of Tae Kwon Do.

He explains, “What’s so exciting about the platform is that you can deliver value from your data faster, leveraging the power of Snowflake and with all the governance and controls you need. you need. I’m excited to have the opportunity to be involved in the next phase of, to see the company grow and evangelize the concepts of #TrueDataOps embodied in DataOps software.”

“I saw from day one that this was an incredible opportunity to bring value to Snowflake users and help them be even more successful.”

Earlier in February, got a USD $10.3 million seed funding round with participation from Anthos Capital and Snowflake Ventures.

“We are delighted that an industry figure of Kent’s stature has joined DataOps in an advisory role,” said Justin Mullen, co-founder and CEO. “We’ve been collaborating on #TrueDataOps and DataOps for Dummies for a few years, and we’re excited to have him involved in the next step of our mission to bring the business value of #TrueDataOps to every organization.”

Kent continues, “The world has changed in terms of data – its volume, its speed, its variety – and it can feel overwhelming. #TrueDataOps is the way to handle it.” IDC predicted that the collective sum of global data would grow to 175 zettabytes by 2025, a compound annual growth rate of 61%. A zettabyte is one trillion gigabytes. IDC also predicted that nearly 30% of the data generated will be consumed in real time by 2025.

“The numbers are staggering,” adds Kent. “My entire career has been dedicated to standards, best practices, new approaches to data modeling and architecture, and an agile approach to extracting more value from your data. software, in tandem with #TrueDataOps concepts, delivers that value, balancing agility with governance for privacy and regulatory compliance.”

On Kent Graziano
Kent is an internationally recognized thought leader in cloud and agile data warehousing and an award-winning author and speaker in data modeling, data warehousing and data architecture. He brings four decades of experience, including more than 25 years in data warehousing and analytics design. He has successfully developed and led numerous software and data warehouse implementation teams, including several agile DW/BI teams.

When you’re not thinking about data and the cloud, you can kayak across Kent’s lakes and streams, take foodie photos, practice martial arts, volunteer at its local food bank or sit on a beach at the search for the next perfect wave. You can follow him on his blog at or on Twitter @kentgraziano.

About DataOps.LIVE
Born from nearly a decade of professional services and hundreds of successful data projects, was designed to meet the real-world needs of modern data-driven businesses using Snowflake’s cloud data platform. It removes the need for businesses to choose between governance and agility, delivering fundamental improvements in both. The platform brings agile DevOps automation (#TrueDataOps) and IoT data compression to the Snowflake cloud data platform. is a single platform for 100% of an organization’s DataOps lifecycle needs around Snowflake.

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