Chief Product Officer
Tony Macklin joined Coople as Chief Product Officer in February 2016. He is responsible for the development and execution of Coople’s Product strategy.
Tony has over 20 years’ experience in consumer technology product leadership in both the UK, and in the San Francisco Bay Area, working for well-known technology brands such as eBay, Intuit, Ancestry.com and Ask Jeeves.
Prior to joining Coople, Tony spent time at eBay, initially as part of the UK Exec team, and then moved to ebay’s San Jose HQ to lead the development of innovative machine learning capabilities within eBay’s search team. Tony subsequently joined Ancestry.com to build out a San Francisco based product and development team, which included responsibility for the core product strategy and user experience.
After 5 years in the Bay Area, Tony returned to the UK to join the Executive team at Immediate Media, a leading private equity backed UK consumer publishing business, developing digital businesses within TV Entertainment (Radio Times), Weddings, Parenting and Sports.
Tony’s career prior to this included Blue-chip consumer marketing, with 5 years at Procter & Gamble; Product Management at Intuit, the Silicon Valley pioneer; Start-ups with the launch of Moneyextra, a consumer fintec comparison service and Internet search technology, as part of the European management team of Ask Jeeves.
Tony is passionate about building teams that develop products that consumers love, and working with technology to transform the way people live and work. He is a keen cyclist and runner and lives in Windsor with his wife and 4 sons.