My happy place

I can fully concentrate, watch the flowers to think, hear the birds on my window, have a great air conditioner, great devices, what else can I ask for?


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How I relax

Tennis/padel match or worship music, It makes all my worries go away 🎾

Ice-cream and movie, but I tend to fall asleep

You will make my freakin day if you…

share a problemshare an idea

My door is always open

You can ask me about


Teammates say Matias gives great advice about

Problem solvingEngineeringStartupsEntrepeneurshipNew POVEdge casesLearning

People who have impacted how I see the 🌍

My wifeMy parentsMy inlawsMy kidsGodSteve JobsElon MuskCraig GroeschelDante GebelSimon Sinek

Teammates say Matias gives great advice about

Early stage startupsScaling the businessSpanish

We talked product – about the potential network effects and overall growth potential of Sparks – before he dove into building the feature. He knows what he's talking about because he's done it before! Also asked him for Spanish help.


Am I lucky?

I prefer to consider myself blessed by God

My favorite books 📚

The BibleFounders at WorkNPS scoreThe hookSmart and get things done

Teammates see Matias at work as...

Hard Working1

A fun fact about me is…

My mom convinced me to take a classical dance class when I was 15

She told me I'd become a millionaire because dance partners were scarce those days 😂

I like to get feedback when its given…

in the momentwith kindnesswith examples

Don't wait to say something important to me, everybody makes mistakes.

My core values

ChallengeFaithMeaningful Work

Life is short, let's make a great use of our time on earth.


Outside of work, you'll find me...

Spend time with kidsPlay tennisTake a walk with my wifeCall my parents

not much time left for hobbies

I learn best by…

doing it

I love challenges, and love helping others solve their problems.

Things I'd love to learn

I'd love to work more on Python & Ruby, I really enjoyed working with it

Always been on the backend, but I'd love to experiment with React in production.

😬😧🥴 Recently went outside my comfort zone…

Today, I'm interviewing after 18 years being an entrepreneur/self employed.

It freaks me out...

Epic work fails

Deleted wrong EC2 Instance b/c AWS interface glitch, but there were backups

Always read confirmation modals !!!!!!!

My areas for growth

Maintains effective work life balanceConsistently hits goals and is a high performer

When I'm stressed, you might notice me…

Just a bit tired.

Let's connect first on how we're doing in our personal life, then back to business.

Most fulfilling project I've worked on

I'm yet to find it. I built great products an solved great problems though.

I'm energized at work by…

asyncgetting sh*t done.solving problemshelping others succeed

My Achilles Heel is…

CSS cross-browser optimization. I hate that there isn't a standard yet.

Get me a great frontend developer

I worry that my teammates might perceive me as…

I tend to suggest ways to improve things to others.

People might feel micromanaged...

I really admire teammates who are…

Innovating using new technologies

Kindness, resourcefulness, curiosity

Things that deeply motivate me…

Making money💰Helping others ❤️Working with people I love 🥰

How I stand out

Motivated by making community/world impactCreates warm, caring relationships with teammatesMentors and develops teammates for their growthCollaborates effectively with teammatesPrioritizes common good over self-interest

Building an awesome culture at work is 10x more important than hitting goals. Anybody can copy a product with time and money, but great products are built by encouraged teams.


The best environment for me is:

time for deep work in the AM

no meetings

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