Recruit Rockstars Podcast Episode 373: How He’s Scaling the Team 6x in One Year


Talk about a rocketship…
Fishtown Analytics, named for Philly’s hip namesake neighborhood, started this year with 16 employees. Next year, it’ll have over 100.
I wanted to find out how CEO Tristan Handy is doing it.
He Co-Founded Fishtown, which created the open-source data engineering platform named dbt (“data build tool”) that’s used by thousands of data analysts & engineers. dbt enables the modern analytics workflow by organizing, cleansing, and aggregating data so that it’s ready for analysis.
It’s a big vision.
So, it’s backed by tens of millions in Venture Capital by Sequoia Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, and Amplify Partners.
In this 20-minute conversation, Tristan reveals how he’s scaling the team 6x this year. And how you can do the same.