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Felix Van de Maele

Founder & CEO Collibra

(Belgium & USA)

Felix Van de Maele
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Felix has led Collibra for more than ten years of record growth and is responsible for global business strategy.

Prior to cofounding Collibra, he served as a researcher at the Semantics Technology and Applications Research Laboratory (STARLab) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, where he focused on ontology-focused crawlers for the semantic web and semantic data integration.

He holds a Master’s in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a Master's in General Management from the Vlerick Business School.

In 2019, Felix was named the EY Technology Entrepreneur of the Year in New York.

Collibra is the Data Intelligence company, accelerating trusted business outcomes by connecting the right data, insights and algorithms to all Data Citizens.

It's cloud-based platform connects IT and the business to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. Global organizations choose Collibra to unlock the value of their data and turn it into a strategic, competitive asset.

Collibra has a diverse global footprint, with offices in the US, Belgium, Australia, France, UK, Czech Republic and Poland.

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