John Newton

John Newton, CTO and Chairman of, has had one of the longest and most influential careers in content management. In 1990, Newton co-founded, designed, and led the development of Documentum, the leader in content management recently acquired by EMC. For the next ten years, he invented many of the concepts widely used in the industry today.

In addition, he built Documentum's marketing and professional services organizations in Europe. Newton has also been an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Benchmark Capital, and was one of the founding engineers at Ingres where he helped develop the world's first commercial relational database. Newton graduated with a B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.

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