Kirk was formerly CEO and Founder of OwlDQ, and he joined Collibra in February 2021 when Collibra acquired OwlDQ. He founded OwlDQ in 2017 with a focus on enterprise data quality challenges. Before that, he worked at Morgan Stanley for nine years in the area of Legal and Compliance with a focus on trade surveillance. He also spent several years working with Fortune 100 businesses in the big data space using distributed computing and data science to solve challenging problems.