About Thington Inc.

About Thington:

Thington Inc. is an Internet of Things company based in San Francisco, California. We make Thington - a service that is designed to bring out the value of connected devices for both their users and their manufacturers.

The Thington concierge helps you set up your smart devices, sets up the rules and stuff you need to get the most out of them, helps you share access to them with your friends, and helps you connect the things in your home with devices in the wider world.

We're really proud of it and we hope you enjoy using it too.

The Team

Thington Inc. (née Product Club) was finally founded by Matt Biddulph and Tom Coates after almost a decade of talking about it.

Matt Biddulph (co-founder)

Matt Biddulph is co-founder of Thington Inc. and is responsible for the technical and business operations parts of the business. Before Thington he worked with Tom on Product Club, developing new product ideas for companies like Nokia and Jawbone, and before that he co-founded the social-network for frequent travellers 'Dopplr' which was acquired by Nokia, where he worked as Head of Data Strategy for New Products in Berlin. He's also developed product ideas for a number of UK-companies and been an advisor to start-ups. He met Tom while working at the BBC running the technical architecture team for BBC Radio and Music Interactive.

Tom Coates (co-founder)

Tom Coates is co-founder of Thington Inc. and is responsible for the product direction and design of the business. Before Thington he worked with Matt on Product Club, developing new product ideas for companies like Nokia and Jawbone, and before that he was Head of Product for the Yahoo Brickhouse new product incubator (where he developed early location-sharing product 'Fire Eagle') and looked after Yahoo's User Location Strategy. He's also developed products for the BBC, Time Out, UpMyStreet and been an advisor to start-ups — including the Conference Directory start-up Lanyrd. He met Matt while working at the BBC running R&D and product teams for BBC Radio and Music Interactive.

Our investors

Marko Ahtisaari

Nokia, Dopplr, MIT

Stewart Butterfield

Slack, Flickr

Blaine Cook

Poetica, Twitter

Ben Laurie

Apache, Google

Saul Klein

TAG

Gideon Lichfield

Quartz, Economist

Joi Ito

MIT Media Lab

Loic Le Meur

Le Web, Leade.rs

Ray Ozzie

Talko, Microsoft

David Recordon

White House

Harper Reed

Obama, Modest

Dylan Richard

Obama, Modest

Matt Rolandson

Ammunition Group

Joshua Schachter

Delicious

Sam Tripodi

YRB, Brickhouse

Eric Wahlforss

Soundcloud