In this episode, we have a special guest, Baruch Oxman, the CTO and Co-founder of Honeydew. Baruch has over 20 years of experience in engineering and architecture leadership, particularly with startup companies, and has played a key role in the success of ventures like B-Hive Networks and Implisit.
Honeydew, Baruch’s current passion project in 2022, addresses the challenge of maintaining consistency in data analysis across organizations, especially with the rise of platforms like Snowflake. The goal is to create a single source of truth for business logic, ensuring consistent calculations and interpretations of data.
Baruch shares his insights on the intersection of AI and compliance, emphasizing the potential for automation in tasks like document preparation and policy generation. However, he highlights the importance of human verification, noting that experts should review AI-generated results before deployment.
Reflecting on Honeydew’s compliance journey, Baruch mentions engaging with Scytale for SOC 2 compliance. He outlines the two-phase approach, starting with SOC 2 Type 1 and then progressing to Type 2. Baruch expresses his satisfaction with the process and credits Scytale’s platform and dedicated advisor, Oron Nachmany, for streamlining the compliance journey.
In terms of business enablement, Baruch notes that SOC 2 compliance has been a significant advantage, facilitating conversations with prospects and eliminating the need for extensive security questionnaires.
Baruch shares advice for startups embarking on the compliance journey, emphasizing the importance of starting early and leveraging a platform like Scytale for a smoother process.
Overall, this podcast episode provides valuable insights into the world of compliance, AI, and the journey of a tech startup in the modern landscape.