episode 630

Splunk Executive Shawn Bice on Turning Data Into Doing

Shawn Bice is the President of Products and Technology at Splunk, the nearly $2.5 billion revenue software company that helps companies turn data into doing. In his role, Shawn has overall responsibility for product, engineering, design, architecture, CTO, CIO, and CISO functions. Shawn is also a board member at WaFd bank in Seattle, and prior to his time at Splunk, he was the Vice-President of Databases at Amazon Web Services. January 20, 2022

630: In this interview, Shawn discusses the importance of having a strong and efficient data foundation. Shawn provides an introduction to Splunk’s business and his purview. He explains how the future is shifting to a multi-cloud hybrid approach and the importance of having consistent security and observability on a shared data platform. Shawn tells us how he sees data security as a foundation for innovation, how his company is turning data into doing, and how this real-time data empowers technology teams. Finally, he talks about the evolution of the role of the IT Leader, the role that Splunk plays in the broader technology ecosystem, and trends in technology that he is excited about.

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This episode is sponsored by Transmit Security and Cisco.


The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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