The theme of today’s episode is Data. Joe talks to serial entrepreneur, Peter Yared. Peter has founded six enterprise software companies and now he’s the CEO of InCountry, a data residency-as-a-service platform. Peter and Joe talk about handling data laws in different countries, breaking up big tech, and guessing what’s the next big thing in tech.
About Peter Yared:
Peter is CEO and founder of InCountry, the world’s first data residency-as-a-service platform in over 80 countries worldwide. Peter has founded six enterprise software companies that were acquired by Sun, Oracle, Citrix, VMware, Sprinklr and Prograph. Previously, Peter was the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive where he was responsible for bringing CBS into the cloud with the end-to-end replatform of its Comscore #7 group of Internet properties. At Sun, Peter was the CTO of the Application Server Division and the CTO of the Liberty federated identity consortium that designed SAML 2.
Peter is the inventor of several patents on core Internet infrastructure including federated single sign on and dynamic data requests. He began programming games and utilities at age ten, and started his career developing systems for U.S. government agencies. Peter regularly speaks and writes about technology trends and their impact on society, and has written for the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, TechCrunch and VentureBeat.