a little bit about the team.

our opinions are forged from experience.
find out what makes us tick.


raj dutt

raj dutt

co-founder/ceo

Raj was the Founder and CEO of Voxel, ­a cloud and hosting company which was purchased by Internap in 2012, where he spent 2 years as SVP of Technology. He likes to fly airplanes, and is currently in the middle of a motor­glider license.

torkel ödegaard

torkel ödegaard

co-founder/cgo

Torkel is the creator of Grafana, the open source metrics dashboard that raintank is built around. He enjoys seeing people use metrics more through beautiful and easy to use software. Torkel is infatuated with the theory of evolution.

anthony woods

anthony woods

co-founder/cto

Anthony Woods ran Operations for Voxel in Singapore, and has also worked on the tooling that keeps Visa's payment systems running. Anthony enjoys drinking large amounts of beer, and using Singapore as a hub for traveling Asia.

matt-toback

matt toback

vp, customer experience

Matt started his career as CFO of a global managed hosting provider, Voxel dot Net. Following a successful capital raise, he focused on product design, development and revenue growth as CEO of Ubersmith, a wholly owned subsidiary, culminating in a successful exit of both companies to Internap (NASDAQ: INAP) in 2012. Prior to joining raintank, Matt was a partner at Capacity, a UX and Design agency specializing in the SaaS and internet infrastructure.

trent white

trent white

vp, marketing and design

Trent is a creative director, designer, educator and musician. In 2010, Trent became art director at luxury lifestyle company Equinox, conceiving and executing multi-channel positioning campaigns and all digital design initiatives. At Internap, Trent led all creative and worked with designers, engineers and marketing professionals to reimagine the brand from the ground up. Before joining raintank, Trent was a partner at Capacity, a UX and Design agency specializing in the SaaS and internet infrastructure.

dieter plaetinck

dieter plaetinck

principal engineer

Dieter operated large scale systems at Netlog and built out backends at Vimeo. He blogs about next-gen monitoring tactics and started projects such as metrics 2.0 and Graph-Explorer. He now teamed up with raintank to maximize his impact, while traveling the world as a nomadic programmer.

jason dixon

jason dixon

vp, product strategy

Jason is a leading authority on metrics, monitoring, and infrastructure and author of the O'Reilly book Monitoring with Graphite. He is the creator of the worldwide Monitorama conference series and has recently joined raintank, where he is pushing forward the open source Graphite project every day.

dan cech

dan cech

director, platform services

Dan has 12+ years of experience developing high performance web applications and back-end systems that power internet companies worldwide. When not coding he can usually be found in the garage taking things apart (and sometimes putting them back together).

daniel lee

daniel lee

software engineer

Daniel worked as a developer at eBay Sweden/Tradera in the same team as Torkel when he built Grafana. The team used Grafana to speed up the Build, Measure, Learn loop from Lean Startup. Working at Raintank is the logical conclusion of wanting to work with Torkel and Grafana again as well as help democratize metrics. Daniel has two small kids and is looking forward to having hobbies again in the future. Being Irish, Daniel always enjoys a chat (especially with a beer or a coffee).

carl berquist

carl bergquist

software engineer

Former ebay and paypal developer who decided to join a small company working on open source. Always had one foot in operations as well as development. Loves watching people learn more about their systems using Grafana. Strongly believes that the community can do better then any organisation by itself.

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