Felix Van de Maele, Founder and CEO, Collibra

Season 2, Episode 19,  Mar 29, 2021, 10:29 AM

Collibra’s CEO, Felix Van de Maele, reflects on how vital it is to start a company’s communications journey early on and the utter importance of surrounding yourself with a team of experts.

In this episode of the Without Borders podcast as part of our series speaking to unicorn leaders, we are joined by the founder and CEO of Collibra, Felix Van de Maele.
 
After creating the data governance category more than a decade ago, Collibra is now on a mission to make data more human and help people become data literate. Van de Maele reflects on the significant role communications plays in educating the market and standing out from the crowd.
 
Collibra’s CEO discusses how starting with your communications journey and putting a real focus on it early on will pay dividends and highlights the utter importance of surrounding yourself with a team of experts to be successful.
 
Listen today to hear why growing Collibra can be compared to a climb and why Van de Maele decided to move the company headquarters from Belgium to New York.
 
The interview, as ever, was co-hosted with Russell Goldsmith of the csuite podcast.