Sarah Catanzaro is a General Partner at Amplify Partners, where she focuses on investing in and advising high potential startups building data/ML tools and platforms, enterprise infrastructure, and developer tools. Her investments at Amplify include startups like OctoML, RunwayML, Hex, Datafold, Modal, Eppo, and MotherDuck among others. Sarah also has several years of experience defining data strategy and leading data science teams at startups and in the defense/intelligence sector including through roles at Mattermark, Palantir, Cyveillance, and the Center for Advanced Defense Studies.
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The modern data stack is dead, long live the modern data stack!
The modern data stack (MDS) as a concept hasn’t been around that long, but folks across Twitter and LinkedIn have already started calling it a thing of the past. We’ll close out our day by debating the elephant in the room: What is the modern data stack, really? Is it just a set of tools? An approach to data? Do we need a new phrase? Should we lean into the concept even more — or retire it altogether? Join us for a spirited debate.