Eric Benson Matillion CRO

Eric Benson


Eric Benson brings more than 25 years of experience in enterprise sales and management at hyper growth companies to Matillion, including senior leadership positions at VMware and AWS. Here, he oversees all GTM activities.

Benson is a recognized industry veteran in cloud computing. Prior to joining Matillion, Benson served as VP of Americas Cloud Sales at VMware, driving instrumental business model transformation in utility model computing and consumption. During his time there, Benson established partnerships with Microsoft and Google, and expanded the AWS partnership resulting in revenue growth from $60M to over $350M in his 3+ years at VMware. 

Prior to this, Benson spent over 10 years at AWS in a variety of senior leadership roles including enterprise sales, business development, and served as chief of staff to the CRO.

Benson has a bachelor's degree from Lewis & Clark College, and a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law.