Hi, I'm Carlos Matallín

Map maker at CARTO

I'm a 29 year old explorer from Valencia living in Madrid. I’m a web and blockchain enthusiast, passionate about technology and design. I climb mountains, too.

I dream about flying to space someday.

This is what I use to get stuff done.

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Timeline

2016

Traveled to Tokyo. Ran my first ultramarathon. Climbed Monte Perdido (3,355m), and Posets (3,369m). Ran my first marathon (yes, in that order).

2015

Moved to Barrio de las Letras. Traveled to Vietnam. CARTO closed $23M Series B. Ran my first half-marathon.

2014

Traveled to D.C. for the #GFWLaunch, and was interviewed at eldiario.es. Climbed Vignemale (3,298m). Started working at CARTO as Front-end engineer. CARTO raised $8M.

2013

I was selected member of the Programa Vostok IV crew, and moved to Madrid to join Vizzuality as Front-end engineer.

2012

Traveled to Sri Lanka.

2011

Moved to Barcelona, and started working as UI developer at Crisalix. Launched Socorro mama! a Q&A community for the housework. Climbed Toubkal (4,167m).

2010

Dropped out of uni. Climbed Aneto (3,404m). Enroled in TDME, and moved to Huesca.

2009

Organized several events for entrepreneurs in Valencia such Iniciador, BarCamp, and iWeekend. We brought Bernardo Hernández, among others.

2008

Attended FOWA London, and discovered I wanted to build things on the Internet. Co-founded my first start-up: Biblioteco, a communication tool for college students.

2006

Co-founded Rudemusic.net, in the following years we interviewed the most relevant Spanish Hip-Hop bands like Violadores del Verso, and covered many Hip-Hop concerts and festivals.

2005

Setup my first home server, and installed Gentoo.