Maury Blackman is a serial entrepreneur who has led high-growth tech companies for more than 25 years. Maury is also an active investor, board member, and advisor to many tech companies. Currently, Maury is the CEO of Premise Data, a global on-demand data insight company.
Great Minds Think Data shares exclusive insightful interviews from the most influential industry leaders in the world, covering prominent topics at the intersection of data and the worlds of business, politics, and economics. Maury and his guests explore how commercial businesses and governments can use real-time data to make actionable decisions.
Data presented in each podcast episode is collected on-demand by Premise’s app available on App store and Google Play store with over 4.5 million contributors in 135 countries around the world.
My guest today is Lanny Davis. Lanny became a household name in the late 1990s as a Special Counsel to President Bill Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal and was a spokesperson for the President and the White House on matters concerning legal issues. Lanny is currently a lawyer, crisis manager, consultant, and author providing strategic counsel to clients under scrutiny on crisis management and legal issues by combining legal, media, and political strategies. Lanny is also a regular television commentator and a political and legal analyst for MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, and network TV news programs.
At the time of this interview, Premise organized polling centered around the upcoming 2024 presidential election. The intent is to collect data tracking presidential candidates' polling numbers on a range of topics that are potentially important to election results.
0:44 – Intro to Great Minds Think Data and Lanny Davis
4:44 – The Inaugural Premise Presidential Poll
11:25 – 2024: Trump, Pence, DeSantis and Character
17:49 – The Democratic Base, Supreme Court and Polarization
25:56 – Independent Voters and Pragmatism in Politics
34:09 – The Media, Transitions of Power and President George W. Bush
40:45 – Family and Baseball
Referenced in the podcast:
Trump and Biden in Virtual Dead Heat, According to The Premise Poll
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