Thought Machine

Thought Machine

Building technology to revolutionise banking
Address Albert House
256-260 Old St
United Kingdom
Website Visit Company Website
Telephone (+44) 02070331882
Year Est. 2014
Number of employees 20
Commercial Transaction Type B2B
About Thought Machine

Thought Machine is a UK-based growth stage technology company which builds cloud native technology for banks. Founded in 2014 by CEO Paul Taylor.

Thought Machine’s mission is to enable banks to deploy modern core banking and move away from the legacy platforms that plague the banking industry. Thought Machines Core banking software is called Vault.

Thought Machine has gained material market traction and made three major announcements in 2018,  Atom Bank and Lloyds Banking Group as customers of Vault and IBM as a strategic global delivery partner.

Overview of Vault

Vault is the next generation core banking platform. It has been written by Thought Machine to be a cloud native modern alternative to the legacy platforms that blight the banking industry. As a cloud-native platform, the entire system runs in the cloud instance owned & managed by the bank. Therefore, taking full advantage of the benefits this environment offers like high availability, resiliency, elastic scalability & lower costs (infrastructure & operational).

Vault is built using modern technology by a team of highly qualified engineers, so we can look & solve issues within banking differently. Scalability and flexibility are at the heart of Vault and it will provide you with a flexible and robust system around which you can create the bank you wish to have.

Vault is highly configurable. It has been designed to host any type of bank and offers complete flexibility in terms of products management, defining operating model and user interactions.  It provides the capability to host the full range of standard retail products including current accounts, savings, personal loans, mortgages and credit cards.

Meet the team at Thought Machine
Paul Taylor
Paul Taylor
Founder & CEO

I founded Thought Machine in 2014 because I wanted to bring modern software technology to banking.

Travers Clarke-Walker
Travers Clarke-Walker
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

My team includes pre-sales engineers, business development experts, relationship managers and and a partnership specialist.

Tamsin Webstier
Tamsin Webstier
Chief People Officer

The People Operations team I run is responsible for attracting, onboarding and developing all our people.

William Montgomery
William Montgomery
Chief Technology Officer

At Thought Machine, I am responsible for the overall architecture and development of our main product, Vault.

Peter Ebden
Peter Ebden
Chief Infrastructure Officer

I look after all of our infrastructure; from our cluster operations, hosting providers and databases to CI, build systems, internal IT and security.

Gareth Richardson
Gareth Richardson
Chief Delivery Officer

My team manages all our client delivery activities, from initial scoping to supporting our clients to take ownership of their instance of Vault.

Matt Wilkins
Matt Wilkins
Chief Operating Officer

In addition to long range strategic planning and big picture project alignment, I’m ensuring alignment within the wider Thought Machine teams.

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