Irina Kukuyeva (Kukuyeva Consulting)

Episode 66 · April 29th, 2021 · 47 mins 13 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, rachel, Kendall, and Irina talk about:

  • Moving to LA from Moscow during elementary school
  • Enjoyment of donuts and data
  • Getting alignment before doing things (shocking, right? :))
  • Shaving yaks in order to work at JPL
  • Learning how to learn, learning in the trenches
  • Accommodating the needs of team members
  • How leadership as a consultant is different
  • The perils of messy data
  • How it's never too soon to begin collecting the data you need
  • Deepening her social network
  • Dealing with ageism as a university instructor
  • Dealing with Kendall's assumptions about interest in data :)

You can find Irina at

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3