My name is Matthew Fornaciari, but most everyone calls me Forni. I can't recall the origin of the nickname, but it sure stuck. I've been accurately described as an introvert masquerading as an extrovert and I try to be as open and transparent as humanly possible and appreciate those who reciprocate. I'm big on feedback and ask that you provide it early and often. I will be. I appreciate a sense of humor so long as it comes with an understanding of when to be serious. I also tend to measure my life in terms of the relationships I’ve fostered and hope to spend quality time getting to know everyone I work with, regardless of role. I am also an avid outdoorsman and regularly enter the wild to completely disappear and disconnect. Lastly, I use the 24-hour clock. It can be confusing, I know and I'm sorry.
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Matthew “Forni” Fornaciari, CTO & Co-Founder at Gremlin, describes his moment of realization that he wanted to transition from an executive management role to an IC position.
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