Mark Porter (he/him)

Chief Technology Officer at dbt Labs

Mark Porter is the CTO at dbt Labs where he leads the engineering organization, including the development, research, and infrastructure teams, supporting mission-critical customers around the world, along with driving the future technical direction of the company. He has over three decades of experience at MongoDB, Grab, Amazon Web Services, NASA/JPL, Oracle, and other companies. In all of these roles, he has focused on building software for customers to use in their mission-critical businesses while also nurturing and growing excellent engineering cultures and teams. He began professionally programming at age 16 and is a named inventor on 15 patents. Porter has served on the boards of MongoDB and Splyt, and currently serves on the board of directors at GitLab. He holds a BS in Engineering and Applied Science from Caltech. When not at his keyboard, he spends time with his wife and 5 children.


Stafford, United States


  • Chief Technology Officer

    Current role

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