Data intelligence software proivder Collibra, based in Brussels, is set to create 200 jobs at its second U.S. office in Atlanta, drawn by the city’s tech talent and “global culture.”
Executives said these attributes reflected the values of a fast-growing company that recently raised $100 million at more than a billion-dollar valuation and has set up a widespread international presence. Collibra has offices across Europe in Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Czech Republic and Poland. It also has bases in New York and Australia.
“As one of the fastest growing (software as a service) companies, it was crucial for Collibra to expand to a new location that featured a leading tech community, diverse talent pool and vibrant global culture,” Felix Van de Maele, cofounder and CEO for Collibra, said in a news release. “We found that and more in Atlanta, and we are thrilled for Atlanta to be home to our second office in the US.”
Collibra offers a cloud-based platform that helps connect companies’ IT departments with those making business decisions, removing silos and unlocking the business value of internal and external data.