Kettle Project Founder
Matt Casters is founder and primary sponsor of the Kettle project and is responsible for leading the architecture and delivery of Pentaho's Data Integration solutions. Matt has more than 12 years experience in data warehousing and business intelligence. His background as a Unix support professional, a programmer, and a database consultant, combined with the business knowledge he gained from leading BI implementations lead him to the create the Kettle (now Pentaho Data Integration) software platform.
Matt is maried with 2 children Sam and Hannelore and lives 20km to the north of Brussels. Matt has been involved in Linux since the kernel version 0.98 series and currently runs SuSE Linux 10.1 Beta 8 on his l33t Acer 8104 laptop.