Matt Winkler joins Fishtown Analytics’s Sales team. From Denver, Matt will be designing enterprise data pipelines with dbt and dbt Cloud, Fishtown Analytics’s proprietary open-source engineering tools. The tools allow anyone with SQL knowledge to build data transformation workflows. Having recently raised $29.5 million in a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital, Fishtown Analytics is poised to expand.
Working alongside other members of the Sales team, Matt will develop technical demonstrations of dbt Cloud, develop proof of concept implementations and facilitate trials of dbt Cloud, collaborate with the Product team to build and maintain the dbt Cloud enterprise roadmap, and operate as an active member of the dbt community. He will ensure that prospective clients have a thorough comprehension of dbt Cloud’s capabilities, and that the product itself is on a providential a path as possible.
Prior to joining up with Fishtown Analytics, Matt spent more than two years as a Solution Architect for Slalom in Chicago, IL. While with Slalom, Matt defined and prioritized use cases, created architecture patterns that scaled and provided flexibility for future work, and executed development with a combination of team leadership and hands-on coding. Conducting most of this work in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud, Matt was lauded for his skills, knowledge, professionalism, and proactive personality.
In 2011, Matt graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics, Spanish, and International Business, and was a recipient of the National Merit scholarship. He went on to receive a Master of Science with distinction in Data Science from DePaul University, maintaining a 4.0 GPA, in 2017.
Matt’s passion for all things computer science extends beyond his data analytics chops. Matt is also interested in neural network technology, having taken and passed three neural networks classes in 2020 alone.