about us

Meet the team

    Laurent Paris

    CEO & Co-Founder

    Born in Paris, France, Laurent previously worked at Yahoo, Spotify, and WeWork. He spends his free time hiking and reading – anything and everything. He dreams of vacationing at Glacier Bay National Park.

      Julien Le Dem

      CTO & Co-Founder

      Raised in Normandy, France, Julien previously worked at Yahoo, Twitter, Dremio, and WeWork. His dream car is a 1982 DeLorean and his favorite movie character is Inigo Montoya (for his high motivation, focus, great heart and strong ethics).

        Amanda Bulger

        Head of Operations

        Raised in Plum Island, Massachusetts, Amanda previously worked at The Echo Nest, Spotify, WeWork, and Luminary Media. She lives for summer, and spends her free time cooking, beach-walking, and learning to play the piano.

          Michael Collado

          Staff Software Engineer

          Raised in New York, Michael previously worked at Amazon, Cruise, IHS, & Aranya. One day he’d like to travel to Mars. He misses reading for hours at a time, like he could when he was a kid.

            Peter Hicks

            Senior Software Engineer

            Raised in New York, Peter previously worked at IBM and Mayo Clinic. He loves the word ‘effervescent’, has mastered house plants, and will know his life has been well-lived when he’s happy with his running pace.

              Willy Lulciuc

              Senior Software Engineer

              Born in Constanta, Romania, Willy previously worked at WeWork, BounceX!, and Canary.is. He enjoys biking and roasting coffee beans to perfection, but still misses recess and loves pizza.

                Minkyu Park

                Senior Software Engineer

                Raised in Busan, South Korea, Minkyu previously worked at Amazon, Qualcomm and WindRiver. He is a barbeque enthusiast and likes cooking. He wanted to be a poet when he was young, and one day he’d like to write a novel.

                  Ross Turk

                  VP Marketing

                  Born in Denver and raised in California, Ross previously worked at Red Hat, Inktank, SourceForge.net. He loves open source, plays guitar, uses the word ‘pithy’, and secretly wishes he could stop time. 

                  Investors & Advisors

                    Matt Turck

                    Partner, FirstMark

                    Matt Turck is a Partner at venture capital firm FirstMark, where he focuses mostly on early-stage enterprise and B2B investing.

                      Maxime Beauchemin

                      CEO & Founder, Preset

                      A leader in the open- source community, Max is the original creator of Apache Airflow and Apache Superset.

                      our culture

                      Our values


                      We never lose sight of what’s important to our customers

                      Sustainable speed

                      We concentrate on a sustainable speed of execution, learn as we build, and stay focused before moving onto the next thing


                      We collaborate with common goals and shared accountability


                      We’re realistic, practical and open-minded -- testing and optimizing as we go


                      We own decisions and see them through


                      Datakin offers

                      • Generous equity package and a competitive salary
                      • Excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage for employees and their families
                      • Flexible vacation policy (and we encourage using it!)
                      • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave, and family friendly policies