"Austin McChord" Posts

After the Datto IPO: Memo From CEO Tim Weller to MSPs

After IPO, Datto CEO Tim Weller describes long-term alignment with MSPs & offers advice to MSP-centric SaaS startups seeking funding.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: Friday 15 May 2020

Today’s channel partner & MSP news involves DigitalOcean, Catapult Systems CEO Terri Burnmeister, New Relic, D&H Distributing, Vade Secure, Fortinet SD-WANs & more.

5 Channel Partner Updates: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Today’s channel partner news involves Accenture, Acer, Aryaka SD-WANs, Datto, DXC, Infoblox, NetApp, Talon, Vista Equity Partners, Zoom Video Communications & more.

Datto Hires CFO Amid IPO Speculation for MSP Technology Provider

Datto hires Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and data center veteran John F. Abbot as CFO. IPO speculation surrounds MSP-focused technology unicorn.

Austin McChord’s Next Investment: Monotony.ai Artificial Intelligence?

Has Datto founder & General Catalyst venture capitalist Austin McChord invested in Monotony.ai, a startup led by Google Nest veteran Ben Bixby?

DattoCon19: Datto CEO Tim Weller Keynote Recap and More

Datto Cloud Continuity debuts at DattoCon19. Datto RMM for Networking coming soon. That and more news from the MSP (managed IT services) conference.

Vade Secure for Office 365 (And Much More) Pursues MSPs; Datto Founder Austin McChord Joins Board

Vade Secure raises $79M from General Catalyst. Datto founder Austin McChord joins board to assist MSP push for Microsoft Office 365 email security.

Datto CEO: Tim Weller Succeeds Austin McChord

​Datto names Tim Weller as CEO, succeeding founder Austin McChord. Here’s an insider’s look at Datto’s CEO transition & Weller’s MSP-centric technology plans.

Datto’s Next CEO: 5 Requirements for Austin McChord’s Successor

So, what type of CEO does Datto need to succeed Austin McChord for the next stage of growth? The answers involve MSP expertise, R&D, sales, IPO know-how and more.

Why Datto CEO Austin McChord Resigned

Datto CEO Austin McChord resigns from MSP-centric technology company he founded. McChord explains his major life inflection point, his exit & Datto’s CEO succession plan.