The Value of Data Webinar
The Value of Data
Savannah Kimberlin and Matt Smay
Savannah Kimberlin Bio
Savannah is Barna’s Director of Published Research. She oversees the research and development of a wide array of published products and client-commissioned work, including Barna monographs and digital resources. Savannah loves facilitating Barna’s vision to provide the Church with knowledge to navigate a changing world.
As a certified data miner and predictive modeler, Savannah specializes in advanced analytics. Prior to her time at Barna, she worked in the big data and software development spaces.
She earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Samford University and her M.S. in Decision Analytics from the University of Alabama. Savannah currently lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband Josh.
Matt Smay Bio
Matt Smay is the Director of Strategic Partners for Gloo’s faith-based partner program. He has worked for 6 years at Gloo, leading sales and success teams serving strategic partners that are leveraging data-driven insights to increase engagement and further grow their people.
Prior to Gloo, Matt was a church planter and co-founder of an organization called Missio, a ministry committed to training, coaching, and consulting to help ministry leaders better engage culture. In addition, he was the founder of Missio Publishing, which continues to deliver high quality books and resources to church leaders and their congregations.
Matt is also an author of The Tangible Kingdom and The Gathered AND Scattered Church. In his spare time, he enjoys fly-fishing, golf, and mountain biking.
Matt resides with his wife and two daughters in Littleton, Colorado.