March 30th, 2020 / Published in: Interviews
Adjusting the basics & remaking yourself in uncertain times.
Donato Diorio is the Founder & CEO of data|z, a data think-tank doing R&D into new data technologies and strategies. He also serves as the on-call Data Practice Lead at Demand Frontier. Donato is an entrepreneur, data scientist, software architect, and often-quoted expert on data best practices. IBM, Citrix, Microsoft, GE, Oracle, and Cisco have all leveraged Donato’s expertise. Before data|z, Donato served as Interim CEO at RingLead after the merger with his company, Broadlook Technologies (2015). Donato founded and grew AttorneyPeople.com (acquired in 2017) to the largest most accurate SaaS database of Attorney Partners and Associates. Donato serves on the Boards of Statebook International, SoftLawCo, and Thesuarit.
Donato’s latest creation, The Data Spotlight, built with machine learning, is the first tool that provides instant, visual feedback within any web-based CRM. It uncovers over 800,000 potential errors with data before it becomes a problem.
Donato is a nationally ranked Masters swimmer and loves speaking about Big Data, Machine Learning, AI and the future intersection of data and technology. He resides in Wisconsin with his wife Christy, four computer-literate children, and Newfoundland dogs. Donato’s musing can be seen at DonatoDiorio.com