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Ed Thompson


Ed Thompson is CTO and co-founder of Matillion. He started his career as an IBM software consultant, and spent 11 years consulting for some of the premier blue-chip companies in the UK. Along with CEO Matthew Scullion, he launched Matillion in 2011 and set about building a crack team of data integration experts and software engineers. He and his team launched  Matillion’s flagship ETL product in 2014, which has driven the company’s growth ever since. Ed’s strength is his ability to bring together best-in-class technologies from across the software ecosystem and apply them to solving the deep and complex requirements of modern businesses in new and disruptive ways.

Ed is a graduate of the University of Salford with a degree in Computer Science. A proud father of three (plus two dogs), he has recently taken up training assistance-dog puppies for blind people.