It seems like just yesterday that I announced that Scalyr had raised Series A. It was a big step for the company. We’ve been pretty capital efficient, so we weren’t short on cash, but the opportunities in front of us were such that it made sense to take that step to accelerate our growth.
2018 was another big year for Scalyr. We grew our customer base to over 300 paying customers, an increase of more than 100%. Our team doubled last year and it needs to double again this year; we need more great engineers and more great salespeople that really understand developers and their needs. And now we’re taking another big step to accelerate our growth: I’m thrilled to announce that Christine Heckart has joined Scalyr as our new Chief Executive Officer.
In case you’re just tuning in: the person Christine is replacing is me. As I told the team at the internal announcement, “this is an upgrade”. Scalyr is an amazing adventure, and it’s been a privilege for me to lead this team for the last 7 years. I’ve grown a lot as a person in the process. But Scalyr is growing faster. 🙂Read More