Our team members are experienced industry veterans who know the challenges of building automation. From IoT development application and remote monitoring to industrial services and energy services demand response, we've done it all.
With more than 15 years of experience automating the built environment, Cory began his career as a master systems integrator serving commercial real estate at the asset and portfolio levels. Cory has first-hand experience in the various components it takes to deliver integrated, enterprise-grade solutions, having taken on various roles from being a help desk engineer to a C-level executive. Cory formed Datakwip in 2015 with the goal of using readily available, underutilized data to drive superior operations and tenant experiences in commercial real estate. Datakwip uses real-time data, often from existing sources, to help both managers and operators address their assets’ ever-evolving demands. Cory has earned degrees in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering and Management, and Mathematics from Virginia Tech and Penn State Universities, but he prides himself on delivering simple, business-focused outcomes most relevant for his clients. Cory has served as a subject matter expert on multiple high-profile projects, including for Children’s National Medical Center and NAVFAC’s Smart Grid.
Cory attended Virginia Tech where he received his Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Mathematics
Cory attended Penn State and received his Master’s in Software Engineering
Cory is an avid golfer with a single digit handicap
Cory plays several musical instruments and currently teaching himself to play drums
In his spare time Cory can be found exploring downtown Frederick with his family
Bruce began his career in the U.S. Navy as an electronics technician trained in communications and computer network repair. After multiple deployments, he finished his service time onshore leading a team of nine sailors and redesigning and repairing electronic control systems for the USN Hovercraft fleet. When he exited the military, he worked as a field service technician and engineer for Siemens Building Automation’s Life Sciences and Critical Environments team. He then took a position to be a process control engineer at Medimmune, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca. While there, he was a founding member of their Energy Management team and the employee engagement “Green Team.” Most recently, he worked directly with Datakwip on behalf of AstraZeneca implementing, managing, and documenting ECMs as part of a Pepco rebate program.
Bruce is trained both as a maintenance/reliability professional and a practitioner of ISO5000
In his off time, Bruce is a scout leader for both the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts and volunteers in his community on behalf of families with special needs
Bruce picked up 3D printing as a hobby in the last year and has spent hundreds of hours printing PPE for local health providers during the COVID19 outbreak
Brooke's journey in the professional world began as an Assistant Project Manager at a mechanical contracting firm, where she collaborated with her team to facilitate the successful execution of specialized projects, including data and communication centers. Her career then progressed to inside sales at a plumbing and HVAC representative, where she further developed her skills in customer relations and product sales.
Joining Datakwip as the Team Coordinator, Brooke brought with her not just years of experience but a unique blend of talents drawn from her background in both project management and sales. This fusion of skills has been pivotal in her role, where she excels in orchestrating team efforts, managing stakeholder interactions, and enhancing operational efficiency.
Brooke is recognized for her exceptional organizational skills and her driven approach. She is an adaptable, detail-oriented professional who thrives on consistently exceeding expectations. Her ability to wear several "hats" and navigate complex projects make her an invaluable asset to our team.
Beyond her professional life, Brooke dedicates time to volunteering at a local animal shelter. She also enjoys rock climbing and exploring new restaurants with her fiancé in Durham, NC.
Bennett Meares began his data engineering career in 2019 by building Clemson University's facilities ETL system. He then graduated from Clemson in 2021 with an MS in Computer Science, for which he pioneered time-series synchronization strategies in his thesis. Since graduating, Bennett has worked as a senior data engineer and designed a variety of ETL solutions using his open source ETL framework Meerschaum.
Today, Bennett calls Greenville, SC home. When he's not programming, he enjoys rollerblading, biking on the Swamp Rabbit Trail with his wife Summer, and volunteering with local nonprofit Bike Walk Greenville.
Alexey Matveev, a Computer Science graduate since 2001, has been a contributor to fintech, working in various capacities from software development to architecture. His foray into time series data since 2022 underscores his adaptability and technical prowess.
Known for his involvement in the software development community, Alexey has shared his expertise at both local and international conferences, inspiring peers and industry newcomers alike.
Currently residing in the Philippines, Alexey's love for his work is matched by his appreciation for the ocean's tranquility and the region's sunshine. This environment fuels his dedication to ensuring the success of every project he undertakes.
We believe in putting our customers first. Some of us were customers before joining Datakwip full time.
We value diversity internally and externally amongst our partners and clients.
We believe technology is the way to solve the current energy crisis of the built enviornment.
We are industry veterans with over 50 years of combined experience.