Tom Ilube is Chief Executive Officer of garlik, a new consumer company pioneering a range of services to help give people real power over their personal information in the digital world, using semantic web technologies.
Until recently Tom Ilube was Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the world's largest pure online bank, Egg plc and a member of the Executive Committee. In 2005 Tom left Egg plc to found garlik, in partnership with Mike Harris, the Founding CEO of Egg plc.
Egg plc was launched in 1998 and Tom was the original Launch Programme Manager. Today Egg is one of the worlds largest and most innovative online banks with over 4 million customers.
Prior to this role, Tom was Chief Executive of Lost Wax for six years, a software company that he founded in 1996. The company was recognised as one of the UK's most innovative technology firms, being listed as a top technology firm by The Sunday Times, Computing Magazine, Real Business and others.
Tom's technology career spans 20 years with a range of blue chip organisations in London including Goldman Sachs International, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, The London Stock Exchange, Cap Gemini and British Airways.
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