Emily Hawkins

Data Engineering Manager

Emily Hawkins is currently a Data Engineering Manager at Drizly, focusing on the analytics data platform. Drizly, an Uber company, is a leading alcohol e-commerce and on-demand delivery platform. She has been working with the modern data stack since 2019, implementing tools such as Fivetran, Snowflake, dbt, Dagster, and Looker. Emily recently created and teaches a dbt course on co:rise, an online education platform, to help others ramp up on dbt and related analytics engineering skills. Before Drizly, Emily worked in analytics at Wayfair while earning her Masters in Business Analytics from Bentley University. Over the past few years, Emily has given many presentations at analytics conferences such as dbt's Coalesce, Fivetran's MDSCon, Tecton's apply(), Census's Operational Analytics Conference, and more! 

Day 1

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Run dbt (“It’s Tricky”): Overcoming the learning curve and best practices

Emily Hawkins, Data Engineering Manager, Data Platform, Drizly

Kyle DePasquale, Senior Data Engineer, Hazel Health

Alex Hauer, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Transformations, Fivetran

Joe Markiewicz, Solutions Analytics Manager, Fivetran

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.

1.45

Day 2