About Gremlin

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About Us

Gremlin aims to make the internet more reliable and prevent costly and reputation-damaging outages. Its failure-as-a-service platform empowers engineers to build more resilient systems through safe experimentation.


  1. The Gremlin Community is born for sharing resources and helping others build more resilient systems

  2. Gremlin officially launches, announces $7.5Million Series A Funding

  3. Gremlin wins “rookie of the year” at AWS re:Invent 2017

  4. Gremlin is founded by Kolton Andrus and Matthew Fornaciari, the first company to offer Failure-as-a-Service

  5. The role “Chaos Engineer” is coined

  6. Netflix shares the source code for the Chaos Monkey on Github

  7. Kolton Andrus builds fault injection at Amazon