Datto Company Overview
As the world’s leading provider of IT solutions delivered by Managed Service Providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology.
Datto offers business continuity and disaster recovery, networking, business management, and file backup and sync solutions, and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of partners that provide Datto solutions to half a million businesses across more than 130 countries. Since its founding in 2007, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With global headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has international offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore.
Jobs at Datto
Chief Executive Officer
Tim Weller is Chief Executive Officer of Datto. He provides strategic leadership, sets the vision and establishes long-range goals for the company. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Tim served in various C-level positions at Datto including President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, where he ran day-to-day operations and established global go-to-market strategies. Tim brings extensive executive leadership experience with technology-based companies to Datto. Prior to joining, Tim served as the Interim CEO and CFO of London-based financial technology company Wonga. He was also CFO of two Boston-based public companies, EnerNoc, a clean energy technology company, and Akamai, where he led a team that completed one of the top-performing initial public offerings of all time.
Early in his career, Tim was an equity research analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. In addition to his many leadership roles, Tim has also been a software developer, video game designer, angel investor, and advisor to many technology company CEOs.
Tim holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University.
Austin McChord founded Datto in 2007 as a college student and served as the CEO of the company for more than ten years. Early on, Austin recognized that the exponential growth of data posed an opportunity to create the most effective business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) solution available outside the enterprise.
With a decidedly “all-in” commitment to MSP selling partners, Austin grew Datto to a global company with more than 14,000 MSP partners through organic innovation and strategic acquisitions. He added managed networking, cloud backup, business management tools, file sync and share, and file backup to Datto’s portfolio, creating an entire ecosystem for a devoted MSP community.
Austin’s life work includes creating a one-of-a-kind culture at Datto. With 32 offices around the globe, Datto has earned hundreds of awards for growth, outstanding workplace, product excellence and technical support. Teams are guided with Datto imperatives that pour over into every single partner interaction including to always “do what’s right for the customer” and to design products with an eye on providing the ultimate user experience.
Austin is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, was was named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30, and earned recognition as one of the nation's top 50 philanthropists in 2017 by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. He is a mentor to young entrepreneurs and has spoken around the world on topics such as net neutrality and how tech is transforming business and society across America. He holds several patents and has a degree in Bioinformatics from Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is also a trustee.
Austin is a major investor and serves on the Datto Board of Directors, where he continues to be the driving force behind Datto and its impact on the industry.
General Counsel & Chief People Officer
Michael is responsible for managing Datto’s legal affairs, including data security and privacy compliance, management of Datto’s intellectual property portfolio and advising the company’s management and board of directors on legal, strategic and corporate governance matters. As Chief People Officer, Michael also oversees human resources at Datto globally, spearheading initiatives to further build a culture that engages and inspires employees including talent development, capability building, and compensation and benefits programs. Prior to joining Datto, Michael held senior legal positions at Toluna, a leading online market research technology and data collection provider, as well as MicroWarehouse, which, prior to its sale, was a leading technology reseller. Michael received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law and his B.A. with honors in Political Science from the University of Vermont.
Chief Technology Officer
Robert Petrocelli has served as Chief Technology Officer since July 2019. Before serving in this role, Petrocelli was a Senior Software Architect at Oracle. Petrocelli came to Oracle by way of their acquisition of GreenBytes, a business which Petrocelli founded in 2007. Prior to this, Petrocelli was CEO and co-founder of Heartlab from 1994 to 2006. Petrocelli was named Ernst & Young New England Entrepreneur of the Year in 2001. Petrocelli earned a bachelor’s degree in Physics and a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Rhode Island, where he was an Office of Naval Research Fellow in Physical Oceanography.
Chief Revenue Officer
Sanjay Singh joined Datto in May 2019. Prior to joining Datto, Singh held the position of Chief Operating Officer and board member of Unbxd, Inc. He also previously worked at Akamai Technologies, holding various positions including Senior Vice President Global Operations and Senior Vice President & General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan. Singh earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Purdue University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Matt Richards has served as Chief Marketing Officer since December 2017 after initially joining Datto as VP of Product Marketing. Prior to joining Datto, Richards was VP of Products and Markets at ownCloud from 2012 to 2016. He previously held key management positions at CA Technologies, Novell, and IBM. Richards earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and engineering sciences from Dartmouth College and earned his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Customer Experience Officer
As Customer Experience Officer (CXO), Chris McCloskey is responsible for leading Datto’s technical support, customer experience, implementation, and customer success teams around the globe in providing award-winning service to Datto’s global partner base.
Prior to joining Datto, Chris served as Chief Operating Officer, Americas at London-based financial company Finastra, and served there in numerous roles, including Chief Operating Officer of Americas, Global Head of Solutions and Field Operations, and Global Head of Sales Operations. Chris has also held positions at IBM, General Electric, and Vista Equity Partners throughout his career.
Chris holds a master’s degree in business administration (MBA) from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Gettysburg College.
Nathaniel is Senior Vice President of Finance at Datto, overseeing the company’s financial planning, accounting, sourcing, tax and treasury functions. As SVP of Finance, Nathaniel and his team strive to equip Datto with accurate, timely, and actionable information to drive better financial outcomes.
Nathaniel brings over 10 years of experience leading finance organizations in both publicly traded and privately held businesses. Prior to Datto, Nathaniel was VP of Corporate Finance at Boston-based EnerNOC (NASDAQ: ENOC), a clean energy technology company. Earlier in his career, Nathaniel trained in trading equity options on the Chicago Board of Options Exchange.
Nathaniel holds a BBA from Emory University, an MBA from Boston University, and an MS in Information Systems from Boston University.
Culture & Benefits
The benefits at Datto are some of the most competitive in the industry. Comprehensive health care packages, an extremely generous paid time off policy, education reimbursement, and fitness reimbursement are just a few that Datto offers.
Employee perks are part of the foundation of our culture. Free lunch Friday, fresh fruit, and unlimited snacks and beverages are available at all offices. Whether it's on one of our sport teams, monthly happy hours, or other company function; work hard play hard is not just a cliché here.
Datto supports our partners 24/7/365. This commitment is at the core of every job at Datto.
Datto fosters the growth of our employees, motivating and empowering them to grow as individuals through professional development, training opportunities, educational reimbursement, and internal promotions.
Collaboration, teamwork, open communication, and transparency are vital to our success. Our team encourages people to embody these collaborative values so everyone can work together to solve complex challenges.
Doing what is right is always more important than doing what is profitable. Trust and accountability are the pillars of our company, and having a can-do attitude is central to being a Datto team member.
"Every day is a new challenge in Support and with each challenge comes an opportunity to wow our customers. Being able to go home at night knowing that I helped someone else be successful is a fantastic feeling!"
"The people here are my favorite part of Datto. It's a really special bunch here, and the general air is a positive one. The way our CEO treats us is truly inspiring as well. Datto is completely committed to partner satisfaction from service experience to hardware standards."
Welcome to Datto's offices in Boston!
Datto's Boston office is located at 50 Milk Street just walking distance to Faneuil Hall.
No need to decode our company mission to empower the world's small and medium sized businesses with the best in enterprise-level technology.
Come relax in our open reception area and reflect on 12 years and counting of Datto evolution.
You can take a break from your desk to work in our cafeteria...or to just have easier access to the free snacks.
Need a drink or snack? We've got you covered. Also, say hi to coworkers in global offices through the kitchen cam.
Our open floor plan is a great way to nurture collaboration. Check out our Sales team hard at work!
Meeting in progress....there's always great teamwork happening!
Letting you in on a little secret...it's our hidden room!
Breaks are always encouraged, especially in the game room.
You never know when a Nerf war will start...
Don't want to walk? Marty McFly your way around the office!
Can't find a conference room? Meet in the meeting pod.
No need to be tee'd off at the office.
All of our conference rooms are named after natural disasters...we are a disaster recovery company after all!
Hanging out with the Engineering team.