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Matt Winkler joins Fishtown Analytics as Solution Architect

Matt Winkler joins Fishtown Analytics as Solution Architect, Fishtown Analytics

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.

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Becca Lindquist joins Fishtown Analytics as Head of Sales

Becca Lindquist joins Fishtown Analytics as Head of Sales

Fishtown Analytics is happy to announce Becca Lindquist as the newest addition to its growing team as Head of Sales. Fishtown’s team is distributed across the US. Apart from its headquarters in Spring Garden, Philadelphia, the company also has team members in Denver, Austin, Raleigh, and San Francisco, where Becca is expected to join. She will be reporting directly to Sales Directors Christine Singletary and Jason Diggs, as well as Account Executive Mackenzie Wyatt. Becca’s role is crucial to this mission-driven company. Her new role as Head of Sales will see her more than just driving sales at Fishtown, but she will also be responsible for adding onto and optimizing the company’s value in ways that will truly benefit Fishtown’s users. Becca holds a Command of the Message certification and a Manager certificate from Force Management — a team of highly lauded sales trainers. With this and her history in working for a number of software and technology companies, Fishtown Analytics is sure to benefit from her industry expertise. Before moving into her position as Fishtown Analytics’ Head of Sales, Becca started as an Account Executive at MyTime as the first sales hire at the company during its seed stage. With her exemplary talent for sales, her career journey then took her to Optimizely where she held the same designation. This eventually led to a directorship role at Heap Inc. where she thrived as its Mid-Market and Enterpise Sales Director. Her time at Heap has shown her incredible tenacity to get work done. It has highlighted her strengths as a selfless collaborator and educator. Inherently curious and a great listener, Becca brings her thoughtful and thorough communication skills to the fore, making her a top addition to Fishtown Analytics where she will be at the heart of sales leadership. An asset to every organization she has previously joined, her capable direction is sure to drive the Fishtown Analytics sales team to greater heights. Becca also has significant volunteer experience as part of the Board of Directors for GO! Athletes, the first national LGBTQ athlete and ally organization founded by and for LGBTQ student atheles at high school and college levels. In her time with the board, Becca coordinated social media campaigns and did valuable work for its community.

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