Collibra Deepens Leadership Team with Addition of Two Senior Executives
New York, NY, June 1, 2016 — Collibra, a leader in data governance software solutions for business users, today announced the company has deepened its senior leadership team with the appointment of two data industry veterans. Mary Tetlow has joined Collibra as the company’s Vice President, Marketing and John Wills has joined the company as its Vice President, Customer Success.
Tetlow and Wills bring a wealth of relevant experience to Collibra and a proven track record of helping hyper-growth organizations effectively scale and meet key business objectives. Both individuals will join the Collibra Executive Committee, comprised of company co-founders Felix Van de Maele, Stan Christiaens, Benny Verhaeghe and Pieter De Leenheer, along with Dieter Wachters, Vice President, Development, and Andre van Zijdveld, Chief Finance Officer.
“Since its founding in 2008, Collibra has grown quickly and gained a reputation for excellence thanks to smart leaders who understand how to assess and capitalize on market opportunities,” said Felix Van de Maele, CEO of Collibra. “We’re delighted to add Mary and John to our team, and are confident their capabilities and strategic thinking will guide Collibra as we continue to meet the data governance needs of leading enterprises across the globe.”
About Mary Tetlow and John Wills
Tetlow brings specific enterprise software experience in business intelligence, analytics, and data warehouse automation to her role as Vice President, Marketing. Tetlow will be focused on expanding the Collibra global marketing function and helping the company build thought leadership in data governance. She joins Collibra with deep experience in both business-to-consumer and business-to-business marketing. In addition to her long tenure in marketing and strategy roles at enterprise software vendor SAP, she spent several years as the Vice President, Marketing for the business intelligence company, Qlik.
In his role as Vice President, Customer Success, Wills will be responsible for a number of functional areas within Collibra, including Professional Services, Support, Training and Customer Success, working with Collibra customers including NetApp, EMC and George Washington University across key vertical markets such as financial services and healthcare. Prior to joining Collibra, Wills spent several years in a variety of management positions at the global technology consulting firm, HCL AXON.
Collibra is the global leader in business-driven data governance solutions. It was founded to address data management from the business stakeholder perspective. Delivered through a cloud-based or on-premise solution, Collibra provides data stewardship, data governance and data management for the enterprise business user. Collibra automates data governance and management processes by providing business-focused applications where collaboration and ease-of-use come first, giving all data users the benefits of having easy access to good and trustworthy data.