When Michel and his team founded Airbyte back in 2020 there were already a ton of data integration tools out there and by 2020, it was a pretty mature space altogether. So what led them to start this company and what unique problem did they aim to address? To answer this, for this week's episode we have Michel Tricot, the co-founder and CEO of Airbyte.
Michel Tricot is the CEO and co-founder of Airbyte an open source data integration platform with a vision to commoditize data integration. Airbyte stands a total valuation of about 1.5 billion after four round of funding led by investors like Altimeter Capital, Thrive Capital, Salesforce Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Benchmark X, Excel, and SV Angels. Before founding Airbyte, Michel was the head of integration at LiveRamp, where he managed over a thousand integrations