Matthew Warkentin, Statistics Developer in Portland, OR, United States
Matthew Warkentin

Statistics Developer in Portland, OR, United States

Member since February 12, 2019
Since 2014, Matthew has been working professionally in the fields he loves, software and data—culminating in him co-founding the Rubota corporation in 2017. Before that, he spent the past decade at Cornell University conducting scientific research specifically in statistical and biological physics. All in all, Matthew is an engaging, intense communicator with a passion for knowledge and understanding.
Matthew is now available for hire




Portland, OR, United States



Preferred Environment

Python, Linux, AWS

The most amazing...

...thing I've done was to co-found Rubota, a supply chain intelligence technology startup.


  • Co-founder | Vice President of Data and Analytics

    2017 - 2019
    Rubota Corporation
    • Automated scraping from 30 disparate sources.
    • Integrated data from disparate sources into unified model.
    • Worked with the chief engineer to develop a platform data model.
    • Integrated in-house and third-party entity analytics.
    Technologies: Python, Machine Learning
  • Data Scientist

    2014 - 2016
    Thetus Corporation
    • Produced prototypes and handled third-party integrations.
    • Engaged with customers to understand their data and applications.
    • Supported sales and marketing with demonstrations tailored to target customers.
    Technologies: Python, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher

    2009 - 2014
    Cornell University
    • Authored eight peer-reviewed papers in X-ray science, structural biology, and statistical mechanics.
    • Developed novel analytical and visualization tools to investigate protein conformational motions.
    • Managed teams running experiments at Cornell’s X-ray source and Argonne National Lab under extreme time pressure (typically 24 to 48 hours from start to finish).
    Technologies: Python, Linux
  • Graduate Research Assistant

    2004 - 2009
    Cornell University
    • Pioneered experimental techniques to exploit opportunities in the rapidly-evolving field of structural biology.
    • Standardized and automated existing data collection and processing practices resulting in a greatly increased impact of the final product.
    Technologies: Python, Linux


  • Rubota Corporation (Development)

    At Rubota (a supply chain intelligence technology startup), I occupy the roles of co-founder and VP of data and analytics.


  • Languages

    SQL, Python, JavaScript
  • Storage

  • Other

    Statistics, Physics, Modeling, Front-End Developer, Full-Stack Developer, Machine Learning, Visualization, Optimization
  • Paradigms

    Data Science
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux


  • PhD degree in Physics
    2004 - 2009
    Cornell University - Ithaca, NY, USA
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Physics
    2000 - 2004
    UCSC | University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA, USA

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