Taylor Wakefield

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder at Gravitational, Inc.

Taylor Wakefield

Taylor Wakefield

Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder at Gravitational, Inc.

Biography

Taylor Wakefield founded Mailgun Technologies, Inc. and Gravitational, Inc. He is Chief Operating Officer of Gravitational, Inc.

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Gravitational, Inc.
Mailgun Technologies, Inc.

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Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer at Gravitational, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer at Gravitational, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Profista, Inc.

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Chairman & Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Founder at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Investor at Start Fund LLC

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Founding & Managing Partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC

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Founder at Y Combinator LLC

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Founder at Houston Biodiesel LLC

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Founder at Y Combinator LLC

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Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder at Gravitational, Inc.
Education
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Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Career History
Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder
2015 - Current

Gravitational, Inc. develops cloud-based customer’s infrastructure software. It offers easy to use installer, built-in remote management and also supports infrastructure needs. The firm’s products include teleport, gravity and teleconsole. The company was founded by Ev Kontsevoy, Sasha Klizhentas and Taylor Wakefield in 2015 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

Director
2012 - 2015

Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We got started in 1998 and since have grown to serve more than 205,000 customers. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support. Our core products include Managed Hosting, Cloud Hosting and Email & Apps. There are currently over 4,800 Rackers around the world serving our customers

Co-Founder
2010 - 2012

Mailgun Technologies, Inc. develops email delivery platform to send, receive, and track transactional and marketing emails. It offers email API, email validation, managed services, and burst sending. The company was founded by Ev Kontsevoy and Taylor Wakefield in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Director
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Profista is a company engaged in the software industry. It was founded by Matt Cooke. Profista is based in Woburn, Massachusetts.

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Gravitational, Inc. develops cloud-based customer’s infrastructure software. It offers easy to use installer, built-in remote management and also supports infrastructure needs. The firm’s products include teleport, gravity and teleconsole. The company was founded by Ev Kontsevoy, Sasha Klizhentas and Taylor Wakefield in 2015 and is headquartered in Oakland, CA.

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Mailgun Technologies, Inc. develops email delivery platform to send, receive, and track transactional and marketing emails. It offers email API, email validation, managed services, and burst sending. The company was founded by Ev Kontsevoy and Taylor Wakefield in 2010 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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