About Gremlin

We’ve lived and breathed incidents, on-call, and Chaos Engineering for a decade. We’ve served as ‘Call Leaders’ at Amazon and Netflix, responsible for fixing global outages. We’ve built Gremlin to help companies harden and prepare services for internet scale.

Meet the founders.

Together, Kolton and Matt have solved some of the biggest challenges facing reliability teams at category-defining technology companies.

Kolton Andrus

Co-founder & CEO
Kolton is co-founder and CEO of Gremlin. Previously he was a Chaos Engineer at Netflix improving streaming reliability and operating the Edge services. He designed and built F.I.T., Netflix's failure injection service. Prior he improved the performance and reliability of the Amazon Retail website. At both companies he has served as a 'Call Leader', managing the resolution of company-wide incidents.

Matthew Fornaciari

Co-founder & CTO
Matt is Co-Founder and CTO of Gremlin. Previously, he was a Senior Platform Engineer at Salesforce, where he led the charge to bolster the experience of viewing and editing each and every record. Before that he improved the reliability and customer experience of the Amazon Retail website, where he founded the ’Fatals‘ team which reduced the number of website errors by half in its first year.
  • Tammy Butow
    Tammy Butow
    Principal SRE

We know all about being paged at 2 am.

Our team has done this at internet scale before. We can help you succeed at any scale.

Backed by a world-class team.

Gremlin is funded by experienced, founder-focused firms with deep focus in infrastructure technologies.
  • Mike Dauber

    Mike Dauber

    Amplify Partners
    Amplify Partners is an early-stage venture capital firm that works side by side with first-time founders and serial entrepreneurs to transform their groundbreaking ideas into companies that win. Over thirty-five founding teams in infrastructure and data-driven technology have selected Amplify as their partner on the path to success. With expertise gained from decades of experience, the Amplify team provides critical help with engaging early customers, establishing product-market fit and attracting the right talent to build companies that win.
  • Mike Volpi

    Mike Volpi

    Index Ventures
    Index Ventures is a London and San Francisco-based international venture capital firm that helps the most ambitious entrepreneurs turn bold ideas into transformative global businesses. Index supports companies across all stages, from seed to venture to growth. Index-backed companies that are reshaping the world around us include Adyen, Deliveroo, Dropbox, Farfetch, King, Slack and Supercell.
  • Tomasz Tunguz

    Tomasz Tunguz

    Redpoint Ventures
    Redpoint has partnered with visionary founders to create new markets and redefine existing ones since 1999. We invest in startups across seed, early and growth phases and we’re proud to have backed over 500 companies with 155 IPOs and M+As, including 2U, Duo Security, HomeAway, Heroku, Netflix, Twilio and Zendesk. You can find us in Menlo Park, San Francisco, Beijing and Shanghai.

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Gremlin empowers you to proactively root out failure before it causes downtime. See how you can harness chaos to build resilient systems by requesting a demo of Gremlin.

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