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Conal Thompson Biography

Conal is the Chief Technology Officer and VP of Information Technology for Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS).

Before joining CAS, Conal was the CTO for the IP & Science unit of Thomson Reuters based in Philadelphia. Prior to that, he led the Bridge Data Network/Bridge Station and Reuters Plus Financial Markets infrastructures and desktop applications as well as a suite of editorial and content systems in St. Louis. Preceding that, he was CEO of a Reuters subsidiary, Equis, in Salt Lake City, appointed after leading their product development function. Conal started his career as a programmer and development manager for another Reuters subsidiary, Equity Systems, in Sydney, Australia.

Conal has an honors degree in computer science from the University of Sydney.