Matt Froncek is the Chief Engineer for CLEARIFY® and creator/developer of the shell and usability components of QQube™
Matt started his programming roots as a high school computer geek. Teaching himself assembly language programming on a Radio Shack TRS-80 computer and helping his dad key punch COBAL programs. His three years as an Electrical Engineering student at ASU included several computer electives. His part time FORTRAN programming job in college sealed the deal. He was hooked on computers and left ASU to continue down that path.
Matt worked as a programmer at a medical billing and claims processing center. The language was DataFlex which was a 4GL language with a built in PC database. President of the local DataFlex users group his network grew. Being an expert at DataFlex he was hired at America West Vacations to sort out issues with their vacation reservation system. Then on to a consulting house (Software Services Group) that wrote custom inventory and accounting software.
He eventually partnered with Flexquarters and created several add-on products for DataFLex. DataFlex for BTrieve, and Flextrieve an ODBC driver for Dataflex. Once Intuit release the SDK for QuickBooks QODBC was quickly produced. In 2006 QODBC was bundled with the QuickBooks Enterprise Edition and has been included with the product ever since.
At the same time QODBC was being created Matt was transitioning to Visual Basic and writing a complete Document Imaging and Management system with Barcode tracking. He was the lead programmer at Records Management Automation Group a subsidiary of Smead MFG. Smeadlink is still sold today by Tab Software under a different name.
Taking his skill set and experience with the QuickBooks SDK a step further, Matt teamed up in 2010 with Chuck Vigeant, M.Ed. founder of CLEARIFY®, to create QQube™ the highly successful QuickBooks data warehouse. He is the inventor of the Excel Add-In for QQube™, and creator of the Configuration Tool which controls all aspects of the QQube™ data warehouse.
Matt studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Arizona State University.