Jordan is co-founder and chief duck-herder at MotherDuck, a startup building a serverless analytics platform based on DuckDB. He helped create Google BigQuery, wrote two books on it, and led first the engineering team then the product team through its first $1B or so in revenue. More recently, as SingleStore’s Chief Product Officer, Jordan helped them transform from on-premise into a cloud-native SaaS business. Jordan has also worked at Microsoft Research, the Windows Kernel team, and at a handful of star-crossed startups. His biggest claim to fame is predicting world cup matches using machine learning with a better record than Paul the Octopus.