About Talend

Connecting the
Data-Driven Enterprise

At Talend, it’s our mission to connect the data-driven enterprise, so our customers can operate in real-time with new insight about their customers, markets and business.




About Talend

Talend is a next generation leader in cloud and big data integration software that helps companies become data driven by making data more accessible, improving its quality and quickly moving data where it’s needed for real-time decision making. By simplifying big data through these steps, Talend’s open-source based solutions enable companies to act with insight using accurate, real-time information about their business, customers, and industry.

Named a leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Integration Tools, Talend supports over 1300 enterprise customers across a range of industries, including Citibank, GE and Hilton.
  •  Founded in 2005
  •  NASDAQ: TLND (2016)
  •  600+ employees
  •  HQ in Redwood City, CA
  •  $100M Revenue (projected)

Why Talend?

Only Talend runs natively in Hadoop using the latest innovations from the Apache ecosystem. Talend is now the first data integration platform with native Spark support, giving customers blazing performance.

Talend makes it easy to build big data integration jobs leveraging Spark, Spark Streaming and machine learning all with an easy to use, visual, eclipse-based designer.

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Talend continues to be recognized by leading analyst firms and technology journals for its business success and product innovations.


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Mike Tuchen, CEO

Mike Tuchen joined Talend as Chief Executive Officer in 2013. Prior to joining Talend, he served as the CEO of Rapid7 and led the company through a dramatic expansion of its marketing, sales, partnerships and product line. A former Microsoft executive and seasoned marketing and product strategist, he also served as the General Manager of Microsoft's SQL Server Marketing team.

Thomas Tuchscherer, CFO and VP of Corporate Development

Thomas Tuchscherer joined Talend in 2010 as Vice President of Corporate Development and became Chief Financial Officer in 2012. Thomas joined Talend after successful tenures at companies including SAP, Business Objects, and Cartesis, bringing 14 years of software M&A, investment and business experience.

Ashley Stirrup, CMO

Ashley Stirrup joined Talend in 2014 as Chief Marketing Officer.  In this role, Ashley is responsible for driving market leadership, global awareness, product management and demand generation.  Prior to Talend, Ashley held a number of senior leadership positions in marketing and products at leading cloud and software companies, including ServiceSource, Taleo, Citrix and Siebel Systems.

Brad Stratton, SVP of Worldwide Sales

Brad Stratton joined Talend in 2014 as SVP of Worldwide Sales. Brad brings 20+ years of sales leadership experience in an expanding series of roles at software companies Verint, Witness Systems, and PTC. Brad received his B.A. from Colorado College, and M.B.A. from University of Minnesota Carlson School.

Barbara Cadigan, SVP of PEOPLE

Barbara Cadigan joined Talend in 2016 as SVP of People. In her role, Barb is responsible for talent acquisition and people operations globally. Barb brings over 20 years of experience to this role, including expertise working with large, diverse, international teams through periods of high growth and large scale change. Prior to Talend, Barb held a series of expanding roles at Electronic Arts over a 10 year period. She also worked at Advanced Micro Devices and StorMedia earlier in her career.

Nello Franco, SVP of Customer Success

As Talend's Senior Vice President of Customer Success, Nello Franco is responsible for all of Talend's customer-facing functions, including Customer Support, Professional Services, and Client Success Management. Before joining Talend in 2013, Nello had extensive experience leading the implementation of technology solutions to Global 1000 customers and building consulting practices. He is also a leading influencer in the Customer Success space.

Laurent Bride, CTO

Laurent Bride joined Talend in 2014 as Chief Technical Officer. He came with 17 years of software experience during which he held various individual, management and executive roles in customer support and product development.

Most recently, Laurent was CTO at Axway where he was responsible for R&D, Innovation and Product Management. He has also spent more than nine years in the Silicon Valley, working for Business Objects and then SAP. Laurent holds an engineering degree in mathematics and computer science from EISTI.

Leading Investors

Headquartered in Redwood City, California, and founded in Suresnes, France, Talend has attracted investors from Europe and the United States. They recognize the potential in Talend’s disruptive open source business model, and differentiated technology and product architecture, as well as the large, deep addressable market with high growth areas such as Big Data.

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Open Source Foundations

Talend’s commitment to open source technology includes sponsorship and membership of open source foundations and consortiums.

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Work Hard, Have Fun, Make a Difference

Get ready to ride the next wave of growth and innovation at Talend. Learn more about opportunities at Talend, a global company with offices in the US, Europe, China and Japan.

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Solutions to Complex Integration Challenges

Talend has built a global partner program to help solve the complex integration issues that face today’s enterprise. Our partners leverage our technology and expert support to create comprehensive solutions and tap into the growing market for data, application, and business process integration worldwide.

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Start Small, Think Big

Every path to realizing the full business value of data is different. With over 2 million product downloads of Talend open source solutions and 1300 enterprise customers, Talend is a proven partner on the journey to connecting the data-driven enterprise. How can we help?

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