Ross Mason founded MuleSoft in 2006 on the idea that connecting applications should be easy, building on the open-source Mule project he created. In 2017 he took MuleSoft public (NYSE:MULE) and in 2018 MuleSoft was acquired by Salesforce. Ross continues to advise MuleSoft’s strategy, whilst providing thought leadership on digital and cultural transformation. Ross is also a prolific angel investor, helping founders build the next generation of enterprise software companies and recently launched his own venture capital fund, Dig Ventures. Ross is a regular keynote speaker at technology conferences like WebSummit and Dreamforce. He has been repeatedly featured in WSJ, Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, CIO.com. Ross was named a Henry Crown Fellow by the Aspen Institute in 2020. Prior to MuleSoft, Ross was Chief Executive Officer of SymphonySoft Limited, an EU-based company providing services and support for large-scale integration projects. Previously, Ross was an early developer at Atlassian and was Lead Architect for RaboBank, playing a key role in developing one of the first large-scale ESB implementations in 2002.