Big Data and Cloud veteran Brian Gentile joins Matillion as non-executive director
Knutsford, United Kingdom – July 29, 2016: Matillion, the leading provider of cloud-based data integration technologies, announces the appointment of Brian Gentile, as a non-executive Director, to its Board of Directors.
Gentile, a veteran of several leading Silicon Valley-based business intelligence and data management companies, was most recently Sr. Vice President and General Manager of TIBCO Software’s Analytics Products division. Formerly, he spent nearly seven years as CEO and Chairman of Jaspersoft, through its acquisition by TIBCO Software in 2014. Gentile has also held senior executive positions at Informatica, Brio Software, Sun Microsystems and Apple.
“Brian brings to Matillion a wealth of experience and insight in Big Data Integration, Cloud and Analytics” said Matthew Scullion, chief executive at Matillion. “Matillion’s focus is on the immense opportunities that stem from delivering cutting-edge structured data integration capabilities for the growing number of businesses, large and small, that are exploiting cloud-based massively parallel columnar database technology. Brian’s deep sales, marketing and leadership experience will make an especially valuable contribution to our business.”
“I’m excited to be joining Matillion’s board of directors at a time when Matillion is fast becoming the ‘go to’ provider of cloud-based Big Data integration technology, offering performance levels that redefine the art of what’s possible,” added Gentile. “Also, while businesses transition to cloud-based data analytics and business intelligence, the Company is at the forefront of delivering this valuable, complementary capability. In total, Matillion can become a leader in next-generation Data Integration. That’s a compelling place to be.”
Brian Gentile has earned an MBA, with an emphasis in Technology Marketing, from Arizona State University. He has also served as a Board member for a number of software and technology companies (including two others currently), and served for seven years as a Public Governor on the Pacific Stock & Options Exchange.
Matillion is an AWS Advanced Technology Partner and one of fewer than 20 Amazon AWS Big Data Competency holders worldwide. Matillion ETL for Amazon Redshift, the company’s enterprise-ready data integration platform, is a disruptive, fast growing ETL/ELT tool, delivering structured and semi-structured data integration in the Cloud.