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Episode 636 of "Making Waves at C-Level" is co-produced in partnership with the Austin Technology Council, the largest tech industry organization in Central Texas. ATC empowers members through insights, resources, and connections so their members can succeed and thrive. This episode is an in-depth interview with Arie Stavchansky, founder and CEO of Dataclay. Check out this conversation about pivoting to a profitable business model, making customers lives easier, entrepreneurship, and the city of Austin.
Check out this episode. I especially like the quote "When you believe you are giving back, that is when society will reward you back". Arie has a great attitude about entrepreneurship and growing a business. He also believes deeply about the "soul" of the City of Austin, and how that adds to the business success of those growing companies in the Texas Hill Country.
About Arie Stavchansky
Dr. Arie Stavchansky is a multi-disciplinary professional. As a practitioner of digital media for more than two decades, he works in all phases of production and has carried the titles of designer, developer, creative director, and educator. An Austin native and first generation American, his cross cultural influences, diverse industry experience and extensive education inform his analytical, creative, and technical work.
Currently, he works to design interactive media products, code software applications, produce and direct video content, and guide creative and technical professionals toward delivering innovative solutions.
Arie completed his Ph.D. in Digital Media Studies and Production at The University of Texas at Austin. For his dissertation he researched how video production techniques affect viewers’ trust in television news. He also holds a Master of Design in Interaction Design from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Radio, Television, Film from UT Austin. After completing his doctorate, he worked as a lecturer at UT Austin educating graduate and undergraduate students.
His industry experience spans across a range of brand and studio sizes. He has worked on shipped products for well-known companies such as Nintendo, Warner Brothers, Sony, Dell, and Cisco Systems. Agencies and studios he has worked with include Chicago-based Digital Kitchen, Los Angeles-based Mac Guff, New York-based Radical Media, Sony Online Entertainment and NFL Digital. Currently he is founder of Dataclay, a company providing automation systems for video production workflow. Enterprises such as Netflix, Amazon, Apple, the NFL, facebook, Google, Saatchi & Saatchi, and NBCUniversal have adopted Dataclay's technology to automate their video production needs for various distribution channels.
Dataclay was founded in 2014 with a simple but important mission: to free video content creators from the inefficiencies of menial data entry, empowering them to develop greater quantities of higher quality content in less time, and with less cost.
Since then, their mission has broadened to enable new modes of video communication. They want to improve the way video is created and consumed. The team at Dataclay believes in the power of customized video to forge strong connections between video creators and their audiences. These connections facilitate better customer experiences and can enrich the lives of viewers.
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