CTO & Chairman, Alfresco
John Newton, CTO and Founder, has had one of the longest and most influential careers in content management. In 1990, John co-founded, designed and led the development of Documentum®, the leader in content management acquired by EMC®.
For the next 10 years, John has invented many of the concepts widely used in the industry today. In addition, he built Documentum’s marketing and professional services organisations in Europe. John has been an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Benchmark Capital; he was a founding engineer at Ingres® where he helped develop the world’s first commercial relational database. John graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Executive Interview — Business Process
Since 2005, Alfresco has enabled organisations to collaborate more effectively, secure their highly-valued content and improve business process efficiency. By delivering modern, open source enterprise content software, we connect people across boundaries. We help them to make more informed, faster decisions while ensuring high levels of security and control that IT requires.
Alfresco provides modern software built on open standards that unlock the power of business-critical content. With control that IT demands and simplicity that end users love, Alfresco’s open source technology enables global organisations to collaborate more effectively across cloud, mobile, hybrid and on-premise environments.
Innovating at the intersection of content, collaboration and business process, Alfresco manages over 7 billion documents for more than 1,800 customers in 212 countries, supporting 11 million users in their daily work. Improve business processes, eliminate information silos and experience smarter enterprise content management with Alfresco.
Company website: www.alfresco.com