LightsOnData

Episode 5 July 12, 2021 00:43:40
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Show Notes

George Firican works as the Data Governance and BI Director for The University of British Columbia. He is also the Founder and Content creator for LightsOnData consulting, an e-Learning platform that provides data professionals with a better understanding of data governance, data management, and data storytelling. 

In this episode, George discusses how he appeals to a 'non-technical' audience and how he shifted from being a data quality instructor to a leader in the data governance space.  

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