Derek Steer, CEO and founder of Mode, discusses the future of work for data analysts and the biggest tragedy in BI today

Derek Steer cut his teeth as a data analyst at Facebook and Yammer more than a decade ago. He co-founded Mode in 2013 to make it easier to ask questions about data and get better answers faster. Mode has since raised four rounds of funding including a recent $33M round from an exceptional group of investors. 52% of Fortune 500 companies use Mode and Derek has grown the team to more than 300 employees. Derek's vision: "drive the time to do analysis down to zero." He's well on his way!Listen and learn...What Mode's doing to "unlock the power of human reasoning"What Derek learned about tools for data analysts from Facebook and YammerWhy there will always be a need for analytics frontends even amid competition from data warehouses like SnowflakeThe future of work for data analystsThe biggest tragedy in BI todayReferences in this episode:Benn Stancil's "season without bats"FivetranThoughtSpotTrifactaTiernan Ray on AI and the Future of Work

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Host Dan Turchin, PeopleReign CEO and InsightFinder advisor, explores how AI is changing the workplace. He interviews thought leaders across high-tech who share their experiences and insights about artificial intelligence and what it means to be human in the era of AI-driven automation. Learn more about InsightFinder, the system of intelligence for IT Operations: http://www.insightfinder.com. Learn more about PeopleReign, the AI platform for employee service: http://www.peoplereign.io