Matillion is excited to announce the appointment of two new executive leaders. President Dave Packer will lead all field operations around the world, while Chief Marketing Officer (and former CEO) Mark Johnston has taken on an expanded role that includes heading up marketing strategy across every business line at Matillion, including data integration services for enterprises looking to modernise their infrastructure with best-in-class technology.

Matillion CEO Matthew Scullion, said: 

“In 2021, Matillion became a leader in the data integration space, raising two triple-digit rounds of funding, introducing critical data integration technology and growing our team across the U.S. and UK markets,”  “Dave and Mark are joining at a pivotal time and bring vital knowledge and experience that will help maintain momentum and push us to new levels of success in the coming year.”

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Packer is known as a builder of world-class teams and will oversee Matillion’s field operations. Packer is a respected go-to-market leader across operations, enablement, sales, strategic and go-to-market partners, and customer success.

As a tenured strategist, he brings roughly three decades of experience leading field operations for technology organisations. Prior to Matillion, Packer was SVP Worldwide Field Operations at Ping Identity, a leading provider of cloud identity management solutions serving over 1,400 enterprises including industry leaders like Cisco, 3M, Target, and more.

During his seven-year tenure, Packer led the team through multiple product and business transitions, ultimately successfully launching the company into the public market.

Dave Packer, president at Matillion, shared: 

“It is an exciting time in the world of cloud data technology with enterprises transforming and evolving their data processes. I am honored to join the team at Matillion and look forward to supporting our current and future customers on their journey to make their data useful with leading technology”.

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A seasoned marketing professional, Johnston thrives at the intersection of technology, marketing, and business and has a deep passion for tech evangelism, product marketing, and building highly impactful teams. A developer at heart, he leverages his own blend of creativity and logic to steer brand and revenue marketing programs in support of aggressive business goals, which will help build market acceleration for Matillion.

Most recently, Johnston was Interim CMO and VP Product Marketing at Domo, a cloud BI platform, having helped grow revenues to $240M+ and moved Domo from Niche into the Leader and Challenger positions with key market analysts like Forrester and Gartner. He also spent 14 years at Microsoft, where he contributed to the successes of the company’s most notable enterprise products, including Azure and Office 365.

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“Matillion is a leader in the data integration space and I am thrilled to join this unicorn business at this stage of its growth,” said Mark Johnston, CMO at Matillion. “The culture of customer-obsession and strong values held by each member of the team makes this an incredibly special place to work. I look forward to accelerating growth and differentiation for Matillion in a fast, evolving market.”