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Matthew Addis

Chief Technology Officer for Arkivum Matthew is CTO of Arkivum and previously worked at the University of Southampton IT Innovation Centre. Over the last decade, Matthew has worked with a wide range of organisations on solving the challenges of long-term data retention and access, including in the lifesciences, aerospace, broadcasting and scientific sectors. By working with national archives and industry leaders across the UK and Europe, Matthew has investigated the issues of long-term data archiving, including preservation strategies, system architectures, total cost of ownership and how to mitigate the risk of loss of critical data assets. This resulted in IT Innovation spinning-out Arkivum ltd, which provides data archiving as a service. Matthew currently works on risk-based approaches to digital preservation and data retention including how to meet regulatory compliance as well as keep data accessible.