During the session Damian discussed how FanDuel changed the approach to writing data pipelines to meet business delivery expectations during a phase of hyper business growth, whilst also tackling the issue of Data Engineer shortages in the market.
Damian discussed the changes in team mindset, as well as streamlining FanDuel’s tech stack to allow Data & Software professionals to transition into his Data Platform team without the need for major re-skilling.
3 Main Takeaways:
(From Calum Mather, INOV8)
Damian has over 15 years of software and data engineering experience covering different roles along the way.
Working in organisations of different sizes, from start-ups to 2500 employee organisations, ranging in different industries from Oil & Gas going through reports to find missed hydrocarbon opportunities, to leading teams working on real time metrics systems at a leading Travel and Hospitality organisation.
He currently leads the data platform teams at FanDuel, the no. 1 sportsbook company in Northern America.