Shinji Kim

Founder & CEO

Shinji Kim is the Founder & CEO of Select Star, an automated data discovery platform that helps you to understand & manage your data. Previously, she was the Founder & CEO of Concord Systems, a NYC-based data infrastructure startup acquired by Akamai Technologies in 2016. She led the strategy and execution of Akamai IoT Edge Connect, an IoT data platform for real-time communication and data processing of connected devices. Shinji studied Software Engineering at University of Waterloo and General Management at Stanford GSB.

Day 1

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

The Departed: Managing turnover, tech debt and tribal knowledge

Shinji Kim, Founder & CEO, Select Star

Jared Forman, Data & Analytics Manager, Career Karma

Gabi Steele, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Preql

Abdul Zedan, Global People Operations Leader, Fivetran

We’ve all been there — a system or process is entirely owned by a single individual … and then they leave. The “great resignation” has only aggravated this problem. At this session, data leaders from every industry and team size will share how they work to future-proof their teams and handle the tough challenges no one wants to talk about: what happens to your systems, tools and legacy processes when folks leave.


Day 2