FileMaker, Inc. Executive Profiles

Simon Thornhill

Vice President of Engineering

Simon Thornhill is Vice President of Engineering for FileMaker, Inc., a worldwide leader in database software for workgroups. In this role he leads the engineering teams and sets the direction for the company's database software technology.

A veteran of twenty years in the software industry, Thornhill comes to FileMaker from Borland Software Corporation where he served as vice president and general manager for the .NET group, and as vice president and general manager for the RAD group. During his tenure at Borland, he was also director of development for Borland's Windows product group.

Thornhill has also led software teams at Ashton-Tate as International R&D Manager in England and at Lotus Development Corporation, Cambridge, MA.

Thornhill holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Lancaster, England.