This is the next interview in a new series in which we ask our unique and diverse Datasource Consulting staff to share a bit about themselves, both professionally and personally. We're amazed and inspired at their talents, hobbies, and aspirations, and we hope you are, too!
Name: Nate Stipe
Title: Senior MDM Architect
Years with Datasource: 1
Total Years Industry Experience: 18
Current Home City: Dallas, TX
Tell us about your experience with Datasource Consulting (DSC), including types of projects and positions held:
- Ran a small internal POC to gain some knowledge on Orchestra EBX5.
- Customer MDM Architect on a client MDM solution project.
Describe life at Datasource with three unique words.
Sweet Loft Office
Tell us what you like most about working at Datasource.
There is a breadth of talent at Datasource that I find refreshing
What challenges you the most and what motivates you the most at Datasource?
Dave Crolene, that guy is terrifying.
What is on your bucket list?
I want to go to Caterpillar’s facility where they let you play with their heavy equipment so I can move some dirt around.
What are your proudest accomplishments?
I’ve gone 8 years without making a political comment on social media.
What are your hobbies outside of work?
Guitar, off-road biking, tennis, sailing, suburban garage fitness.
What is your hidden talent?
Apparently it’s parenting. Folks say my son is terribly well-mannered.
What phobias do you have?
Running out of dental floss.
Tell us why you fell in love with data.
My phobia of repetitive tasks drove me to automate them when possible. Those tasks are often data-driven.