Speaker: Matt Zimmer

Engineering Manager, Playback Data Systems, Netflix
Matt Zimmer (zimmermatt around the Web) has been creating software for fifteen years. He currently leads Netflix's Playback Data Systems team as Engineering Manager. This team owns the systems that collect, process, and provide data about streaming playback. This is Matt's second tour of duty at Netflix. In his first stint he was in a Software Engineer role on the Streaming Server team. A notable feature he was involved in was support for Streaming Profiles, ending the scourge of children's shows littering the movie lists of parents around the globe. Previous engagements include StumbleUpon, Intuit, Sightline Systems, and EMC. Matt's training is in music and he played trumpet professionally for ten years before teaching himself to program.

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