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Alex Hauer

Lead Product Marketing Manager, Transformations

Alex is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Fivetran overseeing our data transformations offering and our integration with dbt Core, by dbt Labs. He is excited about data and its ability to transform modern businesses. Prior to joining Fivetran, he worked at Datorama, a marketing intelligence software, which was acquired by Salesforce in 2018. Outside of work, you can find him floating down white water, traveling the country, or nose deep in a book.

Day 1

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Be a data model: your guide to dbt™ best practices

Emily Hawkins, Data Engineering Manager, GlossGenius

Alex Hauer, Lead Product Marketing Manager, Transformations, Fivetran

Joe Markiewicz, Senior Manager, Solution Analytics, Fivetran

Jake Hannan, Data Platform Manager, Sigma

Harsh Jetly, Senior Solutions Architect, dbt Labs

dbt continues to gain traction and popularity, and for good reason. At this session, we’ll bring together dbt power users to hear how and why they got into dbt, as well as some of their best practices for getting started and ramping up. Whether you are a dbt pro or just dipping your toes in, this session will ensure that you’re set up for success and using best practices moving forward.


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Accelerate your time to insight with Fivetran Transformations for dbt Core

Alex Hauer, Lead Product Marketing Manager, Transformations, Fivetran

Jack Lowery, Solution Architect, Fivetran

Fivetran integrates with dbt Core to power our transformations in your preferred cloud destination. dbt Core, by dbt Labs, is an open-source transformation tool that enables you to perform sophisticated data transformations in your destination using simple SQL statements.
During our hands-on lab, we’ll walk you through setting up transformations and show you how to:

  • Integrate dbt Core with Fivetran
  • Use version control and other advanced features with your transformations
  • Run your first job using Fivetran pre-built data models to model your data

In order to participate in this lab, you must have a Fivetran account and complete prework (which will be sent to you when you register). Sign up for a 14-day free trial here. Please note: pre-work may take up to 2 hours to complete, so plan accordingly. Requirements and details will be shared ahead of time.


Day 2