May 20, 2024

At Distillery, our superb staff are on the heart of every part we do — They usually need to have the highlight!

In our “Meet Distillery” sequence, we introduce you to a few of the gifted consultants who assist us (and our companions) carry concepts to life.

Right now, we’d prefer to introduce Mati, our Head of Product Supply and Design!

Introduce your self, your background/experience, and your place at Distillery

Hey! I’m Matias -but everybody calls me Mati. Born and raised in Cordoba, Argentina, I’m 32 and have been working in software program improvement for the previous 10 years. I majored in techniques engineering and later in administration. Virtually 10 years in the past I began out as a developer after which moved over to the “darkish facet” and commenced working in Product Administration, first as a BA, then PO, PM, and so forth… 

I joined Distillery in September 2021 as a Product Supply Supervisor, then grew to become Stack Supervisor of Product, and at last in September 2022 grew to become Head of Product Supply and Design. On this place, my purpose is to make sure the success and development of the division, coach and mentor everybody on the crew and foster an atmosphere the place all of our crew members can succeed.

Given your work expertise, what are your largest strengths that you simply carry to your function at Distillery?

Having a background in software program engineering and improvement, I really feel that one in all my largest belongings is the power to know the event course of and the builders’ language. It’s not nearly constructing merchandise that individuals love but additionally constructing merchandise which can be technically possible. Additionally, I like to consider myself as an understanding and empathetic particular person, who’s prepared to assist others in order that they may give their finest.

What attracted you to Distillery?

The principle factor that attracted me to Distillery was its tradition and other people. I joined the corporate because of the referrals program, and shortly after doing so, I spotted that the tradition and the values of the individuals on this firm had been simply one thing else. In Distillery, I discovered an organization the place I really feel valued and appreciated, and somebody at all times cares for my well-being. This isn’t one thing you discover in each different firm 😉

What are some abilities or matters you’re studying about proper now?

One of many issues I like concerning the software program improvement world is Agility. It’s superb how an Agile mindset can assist you overcome a great deal of challenges and enhance your crew’s general efficiency. That’s why I’m at the moment studying and making use of the methods described in Jurgen Appello’s e-book “Administration 3.0” which teaches you the right way to apply the Agile ideas and values to managing groups.

What’s your secret work-related “pet peeve” associated to your function/trade that doesn’t actually matter however drives you loopy?

I can’t -and I imply it- have a messy desktop or folder in my laptop. Having greater than two or three recordsdata on my desktop actually annoys me. Additionally, if a folder in my laptop has lots of recordsdata which can be unrelated to one another I want to prepare them in additional folders.

Espresso or tea? What number of cups in a typical workday?

Espresso! I like shopping for totally different sorts of it. Then I grind the beans and put together my very own espresso.

I consider I’ve two to 3 cups in a day (one within the morning, one within the afternoon and perhaps one other one proper after lunch)

What do you take pleasure in doing outdoors of labor?

Nicely, family and friends do take lots of my time after work, I actually take pleasure in spending time with them. In addition to that, I like touring! It doesn’t actually matter the place I’m heading, so long as there’s a visit within the foreseeable future I’ll be joyful! 

I’m additionally an avid reader, there’s hardly a second wherein I’m not studying at the very least one e-book. Music is one other of my favourite hobbies. I play the guitar and have been self-learning piano for the previous two years.

I like canine and -especially- german shepherds. Life is simply not the identical with out canine!

As for sports activities, I take pleasure in tennis and have been enjoying it since I used to be a toddler!

What are three to 5 hashtags that describe you (each personally and professionally)?

#Organized #Serving to #Traveler #Canine #AvGeek (look it up!)

What’s your most-used/favourite emoji?


What’s your favourite e-book (or what are you at the moment studying)?

The entire “Harry Potter” sequence.

What’s your perfect trip (or what trip did you final take)?

Wherever within the Caribbean!

What languages are you able to converse?

Spanish, English and I prefer to suppose I converse a little bit of Italian.

In the event you might stay in any metropolis, the place wouldn’t it be?

New York Metropolis for certain!