San Diego, November 3rd, 2022 – Kubrick today announced that it has received the 2022 Collibra Regional Systems Integrator of the Year EMEA Award. The award was presented at Data Citizens ‘22, the Data Intelligence Conference hosted by Collibra.
Kubrick was recognized for the company’s achievements helping joint Collibra customers to successfully adopt and advance their Collibra capability across a range of Collibra tools and solutions, including data lineage, data observability, and supporting cloud transformation.Kubrick has now trained over 400 Data Management consultants to use Collibra’s tooling, supporting over 25 organizations across the UK and US to increase their data intelligence. Their consultants are further supported by Kubrick’s four Collibra Rangers, who offer highly sought-after expertise to maximize value for customers. As Kubrick expands their services across America, they are continuing to grow their US-based Data Management consultant pool, with a strategic focus on Collibra capability in order to address the US market demand. Kubrick’s US Data Management consultants are now available to support organizations in New York and the Tri-State area, with plans to begin operating in Texas and Florida in 2023.
Jay Lockwood, Director of Global Channel Alliance at Kubrick, was present at Data Citizens ’22 in San Diego to accept the award. Speaking on their partnership, he said, “We’re thrilled to receive this award in recognition of our unique collaboration with Collibra. Together, we are building an ecosystem of expertly trained talent from all backgrounds to bring a fresh approach to driving data intelligence with Collibra.
"Our model allows our joint customers to rapidly onboard talent at a highly cost-competitive rate, who can go on to become full-time employees to guarantee their solutions continue to evolve and stand the test of time. Our consultants are trained in best-practice to create rapid return on investment from Collibra tools, and we’re excited to see how Kubrick will continue to support future product releases by creating the talent needed to utilize them.
“This award is a testament to our consultants who impress our clients every day with their skill, commitment to learning, and passion for data. As Regional Systems Integrator of the Year EMEA, we have demonstrated the art of the possible with Kubrick’s headquarters in the UK. We now have great ambitions for the future of our partnership globally, as we address the even greater skills shortage facing North America.”
Collibra Partner and Alliances Director Simon Hankinson added, “It has been a pleasure to witness our partnership with Kubrick go from strength to strength over the last couple of years. From the consistent quality of worked being produced for our joint customers, it is clear that Kubrick’s training and deployment model is creating highly skilled Collibra talent who are unlocking the true value of our tools for organizations in all sectors.
"Their mission to bring diversity into the data and technology industry by lowering the barriers to entry with paid training for graduates and junior professionals is critical for the longevity of our industry, and we are proud to call Kubrick a key strategic partner. Now that they have begun supporting us in the US market, I look forward to the opportunity to further our partnership ahead.”
Kubrick exists to help solve the world’s digital skills emergency and increase diversity in data and next-generation technology teams, guided by a belief that the greatest data and technology challenges of today can’t be solved with carbon copy consultants or homogeneous thought. Kubrick does this by equipping clients with smart, diverse talent, solving short-term capacity issues, or building long-term capabilities, in skills such as data engineering, data management and governance, product delivery, machine learning, and cloud transformation.
Formed in 2016 and headquartered in the UK, Kubrick has trained over 1500 consultants in the UK and USA, working with organisations such as UBS, Sainsbury’s, Total, Credit Suisse, P&G, and Morgan Stanley – with at least 40 percent of candidates from a female or diverse background, 2-3x industry averages. Kubrick’s success has been recognised by the Financial Times, who named it one of the fastest growing consultancies in Europe in 2021, and by the Times, who ranked it among the UK’s Top 100 Graduate Employers in 2022 for the second year running.